Fisher Galloway is a criminal who has just stolen $500,000 cash from his former employers, a French Drug Cartel . As he makes plays to leave New York City, he finds himself employing the help of his ex-fiance, Verity, inadvertently subjecting her to the inevitable consequences of his theft. As the net tightens around Fisher, he slowly realizes that a criminal can trust no one: not even himself.
There is a new criminal mastermind at large--Professor Moriarty--and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman.