Detective Lauren Jackson takes the lead in this novel. She uncovers a hired killer's link to North American Untouchables. Jackson and Lane join forces with a group of compatriots in Todos Santos, Baja California Sur. All are targeted by a shadowy terrorist group and their lethal super-rich employers.
Complications arise with an unexpected arrival, followed by the governments of Mexico, the US, and Canada demanding answers from a revolutionary group called the Catrinas. Jackson and Lane are ordered home not knowing if they will be greeted as heroes or vilified as the greatest thieves in history.