Journalist Rachel Carmedi is kidnapped and murdered by a Colombian drug cartel. Her lover and partner, Tom Chambers, could have saved her life but didn't. Now he is having to live with the guilt. Ellen Shelby and Michael McCann want to turn Rachel's story into their first Hollywood movie. Tom Chambers agrees to return back to Colombia to track down the killers, but his need for vengeance soon overrides the demands of Hollywood. Sandy Paull is helping to raise European finance for the movie. Though a shrewd and committed buisnesswoman, she is besotted with McCann, and angles to remove Ellen from the scene in order to take her place in Michael's life. Love, lust, jealousy and ambition, take the stage with high finance, movie power and mortal danger.