For rookie Secret Service agent Holland Tylo, landing one of the top protection jobs in Washington is a clear sign that her career is right on track. But it all blows up in her face when Senator Westbourne is gruesomely murdered on her watch. Devastated by the senator's death, censured by her superiors, Holland is isolated. But as she struggles to clear her name, terrifying questions confront her: Was she set up? Is the President next? Holland discovers that the senator's death is only the tip of a massive plot to which she has they key: a computer diskette that holds the secret of the scheme. Now she must hide from the people she once trusted most - as she is pursued by one of the most devious and vicious killers the Secret Service has ever known.