An eighteen-year-old boy lies dying of leukemia. As the members of Kyle's wealthy Virginia family are eliminated, they come to realize that one man could hold the key. The father who disappeared before he was born. But what chance does anyone have following a trail eighteen years cold? Hannibal Jones, a troubleshooter and self-styled knight errant in dark glasses, takes the challenge. With only two weeks to find the missing man, Hannibal follows a twisting path of deception, conspiracy, and greed. A woman who could be Kyle's illegitimate sister, the woman who could be her mother, and a man who may be the only one to know the truth about Kyle's father. From Washington to Mexico, Hannibal Jones pursues the truth. But as the danger grows, the chance for survival becomes less likely for everyone involved.