An ex-cop goes to the far side of the world to discover her family’s darkest secrets.Believed complicit in her ex-husband’s prison escape, Cleveland police detective Alex Polonia is methodically being forced out of the department. Not waiting, she does them one better and resigns, taking on a new profession as a special agent for an international security firm. Her first assignment: bodyguard for the family of Nevio Lucchese, a wealthy Italian industrialist relocating to Ho Chi Minh City.But Vietnam is where Alex’s unknown past casts a dark shadow—and a mysterious assassin could be hiding in it. Known only as the Ghost, he kills with drone-like precision and eludes all attempts at capture. Most disturbingly, he may hold the key to a love that Alex’s father lost fifty years earlier. Now caught in a dangerous and personal game, Alex must outwit the Ghost to save the Lucchese family and her own family’s reputation.But when Alex’s ex-husband suddenly shows up, she fears that the entire operation could fail, and that the real enemy is disturbingly close.