As a successful attorney and newly elected California Congressman, with a ten year marriage to his beautiful wife, Brian Madsen has done everything right--until now. At his inaugural celebration, a congratulatory kiss from a campaign worker leads to passionate lovemaking in an upstairs bedroom. The guilt Brian waits for never finds him, but obsession does. Brian becomes embroiled in a passionate affair and his fate is sealed in a way he could never have imagined. A fate that will lead to murder, blackmail and mortal danger to anyone Brian turns to for assistance, until there is nowhere left to run.