Mathew Palmer's world is about to be shot to pieces - literally.The thirtysomething, free and single entrepreneur has sold up in the UK, purchased a forty foot motor cruiser and followed a long held dream to run his own diving charter service in the land of Aphrodite. The days are filled with the hot Cyprus sun and warm sea - the nights with... Well, life just doesn't get any better.A chance meeting with the beautiful and elusive Katherina at a resort hotel piques Matthew's curiosity and has him following her two miles out to sea and one hundred and fifty feet down into one of the world's most dangerous wrecks in the dead of night.
Barely surviving an attack by barracuda and then having to rescue the trapped girl from the depths of the dead leviathan draws on every ounce of skill and reserve yet plunges Mathew headlong into a bloody conspiracy of extortion, kidnapping and murder.
Bereft of everything he holds dear but his life and deported as a suspect, he returns to the UK to hunt down the source of his humiliation.
Under the tanned and easygoing exterior Mathew's need for revenge festers like an unexploded grenade; at thirty thousand feet over the French Alps on the night flight home, a would-be assassin pulls the pin...