After an attempt is made on Tim and Mary Ann lives, they travel to San Francisco seeking answers from Ex-CIA Agent Bernard Haskell. However they soon discover that there are many more questions than answers. Now married, CIA Agent Tim Hall continues to butt heads with his wife, FBI Special Agent Mary Ann Wilson-Hall. Although their investigative methods may differ, the couple still enjoys a meeting of the minds in the bedroom but will that be enough to keep these two together?
This is the third novel in the Tim and Mary Ann Hall mystery series and Jeffrey Mechling does not disappoint. In San Francisco Tim and Mary Ann face the homeless issue, the real estate industry, and local political corruption. There are also murders that appear unconnected but are they? Are Tim and Mary Ann investigating rampant corruptions or are they simply being used as decoy?