A decision is made.
The president has selected the next Supreme Court justice. His choice is controversial, highly political, and about to become very public. For the U.S. Marshals who protect the judges, the situation presents the height of security concerns.
A federal judge is murdered.
One man decides he can't allow the president's choice to sit on the bench. His ruthless attack is high-risk - and successful. The justice is dead. But the killer made one mistake...
There is only one witness.
Shari Hanford was in the wrong place at the wrong time. She's seen the killer. He's seen her. And only one of them can live.
Only one man can help her.
U.S. Marshal Marcus O'Malley thought he knew the risks of the assignment going in. He was wrong. He never expected Shari to invade his heart, nor her faith to change his life. He's been the guardian of the O'Malley family for two decades. Now he's the guardian of a woman being hunted by the best assassin in the world - a woman he'll have to risk everything to protect...