Kit Shannon takes on the case of a woman whose young son is tragically killed on a turn-of-the-century Los Angeles trolley. She soon finds herself up against a powerful coalition of railroad men and politicians--all of whom seem to have something to hide. In her attempt to unravel the secret, Kit's suspicions may blow the lid off a conspiracy of corruption. Unwilling to compromise her belief in justice, Kit's very life is at risk. Powerful people will stop at nothing to keep her from finding out the truth.