A fast paced action vel set during the second Iraqi War, a story about three remarkable people caught in a web of obsession and deceit. Tess is a military helicopter pilot; beautiful, aggressive and relentless. Raised as a man, she gradually awakens as sensual woman due to the love of two men. Jake is a brilliant CIA operative that saves her from committing a mistake that could affect her career. Amir is a wealthy, sophisticated but dissolute Iraqi general who initially captures Tess during a battle and becomes infatuated with her. To fulfill a promise, Tess must take something from Amir. After a romantic interlude in Naples, she and Jake go after him, who w is in Istanbul. Tess meets with Amir, but he refuses to give her what she wants. Jake is called back to Iraq, but resigns from the CIA when he realizes that things have gone from bad to worse due to misguided political decisions. He has to go back home to the US, and plans to rejoin Tess in Istanbul. Amir persuades her to spend time with him in France and England in exchange for what she is seeking. Here she meets Fadime, his alluring and decadent sister. In the end, Amir deceives her. Tess returns to Iraq, flying dangerous missions and rescuing wounded soldiers. Jake reconnects with Tess, but cant bear the thought of her having been with ather man. Eventually, Tess has to make a choice between the two men until an unforeseen event changes everything.