Cannon is hired by an insurance company representative to investigate a fatal automobile accident, but nothing about the accident is as it seems . . . and neither is the insurance company representative.
As a favor for a friend, Cannon investigates a series of rapes and murders in which his friend believes a young man is being framed for. During the course of his investigation Cannon runs into major opposition from the locals.
A desperate woman fingers Cannon as her brother to a hit-man who is waiting for him at an airport in order to save her brothers life. Cannon must investigate in order to the life of the woman's brother as well as his own.
An Italian businessman with close ties to his government calls on Frank Cannon when his daughter is kidnapped in the United States and held for ransom for the release of terrorists currently imprisoned in Italy.