An attractive woman, whom Hooker meets giving a speeding ticket, finds that her friend has been robbed and raped. She aids Hooker as they try to identify the violent gang and they quickly fall in love. Things take a nasty turn when the gang attacks Teri. Hooker's fierce pursuit of the gang gets clouded by personal feelings and the want for revenge.
When Hooker's children come for a visit. his daughter is kidnapped. He learns that she was kidnapped by his former partner who turned bad and was sent to prison. He wants to know where his family is. Hooker's learns they are now in the witness protection program.
When a cop who's a friend of Hooker's is killed by a man he and his partner, Dunston sent to prison. Hooker tries to help his wife but Dunston thinks Hooker is infringing on what should be his responsibility. And when Hooker reexamines the man's arrest, he discovers things that Dunston wanted to stay a secret.
Hooker learns from the Feds that a man he knew in Vietnam who is now an assassin, is going to assassinate some Russians who are in town for some peace conference. He tries to find him. He starts by talking to the man who hired him an extremist who opposes dialogue with the Russians.