Dominique Monaghan just wanted to get even with her two-timing, married boyfriend. However, an elaborate blackmail scheme soon lands her in the middle of an unexpected kidnapping...and attempted murder. Desmond Edgars, Dominique's big brother, has looked out for his wayward sister ever since their mother was convicted of murder many years ago, so when he receives a frantic phone call from Dominique in the middle of the night, he drops everything to rush to the rescue.
Lily Moore joins a group of travel journalists for an all-expenses-paid press trip to Mexico's famous resort town of Acapulco. Lily's fellow journalist Skye McDermott drops hints about an investigation she's conducting. Skye, deeply upset at a lover who jilted her, is obsessed with getting revenge by exposing his company's fraud and illegal activities. But when Skye suddenly disappears, Lily knows something is terribly wrong.
Travel writer Lily Moore has been persuaded by her closest friend, photographer Jesse Robb, to visit Peru with him. At Machu Picchu, they discover a woman clinging to life at the bottom of an ancient stone staircase. Just before the woman dies, she tells Lily the name of the man who pushed her. When the local police investigate, the forensic evidence they find doesn't match what Lily knows.
"Easy read, nice back drop"