A murder has taken place in Phoenix. Detective Rick Hartzer is determined to find the killer. This happens while a city councilman sells privileged information to an unscrupulous attorney. Hartzer starts to follow the attorney because he believes he is getting the information. He has Dan Horning, a private investigator, help. Horning receives an invitation to his thirtieth college reunion and decides to go after seeing that his former college sweetheart is one of the organizers. Her husband is responsible for several crimes in Washington, DC, and moves to Phoenix to avoid prosecution. An attempt is made on her life with her husband?s approval because of what she found out. Unbeknownst to Horning, he has been investigating the husband of his former sweetheart. Will what he uncovers prevent a reunion both are seeking? Will Hartzer find out who was responsible for the murder?