It's 1998, a packaged bomb explodes inside a camera store in Las Vegas. The following aftermath places shipping giant Pacific Cargo International under fire by it's employees. Not having any confidence in the FBI to solve the case, the company calls on the expert talents of Bud Chelzer, a special investigator whose long history speaks of adventure and irony.
When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective Alex Cross takes the case, teaming up with young security agent Jezzie Flannigan, in hopes of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath.
When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
A socially awkward but very bright 15-year-old girl being raised by a single mom discovers that she is the princess of a small European country because of the recent death of her long-absent father, who, unknown to her, was the crown prince of Genovia.