Stacey Wyatt is a gifted pianist. He is also a competent mercenary soldier. But at the moment, he is sojourning in an Egyptian prison.
Sean Burke has plans to rescue him. Charity is not his motive. He merely needs Stacey for what becomes a deadly intrigue. There is just one hitch.
Stacey Wyatt is a typical Higgins creation. Born into a life of privilege, raised by a Sicilian capo, he escapes into a world of the mercenary and finally learns, almost too late, where his true loyalties should lie. Is Sean Burke really the true friend, or an opportunist who could shed Wyatt like an old shirt? What about Joanna, or Rose, or all the others. Is Hoffer a man of his word? Can Vito be trusted? You'll enjoy finding the answers.