A doctor accused of weapons smuggling must convince a distrustful soldier of her innocence before the real smugglers use the weapons in a catastrophic attack.
WAR team leader Lachlan MacKay has tracked smuggled weapons to an American doctor at a West African clinic. But his deep hatred for doctors threatens to blind him to evidence that suggests all might not be as it seems.
Trauma surgeon Dr. Helen Kirk is desperate to put her family’s tainted history behind her. After months spent repairing her reputation, she’s one step from returning to the work she loves. Then Lachlan shows up, asking probing questions that threaten to raise the painful details of her past and derail her plans. Helen’s desperate attempts to make Lachlan leave only convince him of her guilt.
Then a series of attacks using the stolen weapons points the blame at a mysterious financial donor to Helen’s clinic. Soon Helen and Lachlan are caught up in a deadly plot intended to destroy West Africa. As those around them die, they must learn to put aside their distrust in order to stop the plot before the death toll rises.