Lloyd Palmer is a reporter for the Houston Ledger, a job which should have fulfilled his lifelong dream of being a journalist. But, along with being exhausted from the daily coverage of murders and mayhem in the nation???s fourth largest city, he???s hit a glass ceiling at work, and his editor, Ed Jackson, goes out of his way to make Lloyd???s life miserable.
While interviewing potential witnesses to a murder-suicide at a Houston high-rise, Lloyd meets a mysterious stranger who subsequently leads him down a path which changes his life. But Lloyd???s journey is fraught with peril, as both he and his family barely escape a hired assassin.