Jessie Hunter is spoiled and always has been. He is in college when his father unexpectedly dies, and he must return home to sort out the family funds. Jessie expects to become lord of the mar, taking over his father's business and land and becoming the high-powered man his father always wanted him to be. But thing is as it appears to be. Jessie soon comes to suspect that his father was murdered and that whoever killed his father w wants Jessie dead as well. He can't be sure why, but he kws he's being hunted and must go on the run. Jessie must place his trust in an estranged uncle he never knew in order to stay alive. Now in hiding, Jessie leans on others to find safety and answers. But how will this spoiled, sheltered young man be able to solve the mystery of his father's death? In order to get his life back, Jessie must be strong or end up dead at the hands of his father's assassin.