Alex Thompson believes that she has finally found the peace she’s been searching for. Having left the U.S. Special Forces and settled in San Francisco, she has a job she loves. Surrounded by children, this year she planned for things to be different. But, as the bullets fly on an empty San Francisco street, everything changes. Trying to uncover the reason behind an ex-boyfriend’s murder, Alex finds her caught up in the something that threatens not only her life but also the safety of the two people she has come to love.
Xian Liu is a global figure in the business world. A self-made man born in the southern countryside of China, he fought his way up from the streets of Hong Kong to become one of the leaders of East International, the world’s leading technology conglomerate. Still recovering from the death of his young wife, he turned to work instead of comforting his young son, Chou. Thrown together with Alex in a fight against an unknown enemy, Xian is about to rediscover the meaning of family and love only to find that everything he wants could disappear due to one man’s genius and another man’s vengeance.