When two young adults happen upon the scene of a drug buy, the result isn't pretty. Johnny Delaney meets a grisly end, and his best friend, Jamie, barely escapes with her life. Now, she is on the run. Johnny's murderer is petty criminal. He is Joe Boy Provencenti, the maverick heir to Tampa's most powerful crime family. To silence the young witness who could enthrone him in the electric chair, Joe Boy brings in one of the Mafia's most talented, twisted killers. On the surface, all is calm. Jamie waits to testify at the trial, hidden in the heart of the lush Florida wilderness. It is only a matter of time. On the run for her life and at the end of all hope, Jamie discovers the ultimate paradigm. And with it, she finds the secret that could save her life and give her love everlasting. But will she accept it?