Following the car accident that took the life of her insurance man husband Pete Naylor, Bostonian Shelby Naylor, a magazine journalist who recently graduated from writing fluff pieces to hard hitting investigative stories, requires extensive physical therapy to walk without a mobility device again, let alone partake in her favorite pastime, horseback riding. Although it was the bane of her existence, Shelby, after an incident, is encouraged by the police for her own safety to use what seemed to be Pete's favorite toy, a high-powered police scanner which picks up not only police chatter, but any discussion using radio waves. It is that collateral chatter that Shelby becomes most interested in, she continually hearing the cell phone calls of someone named David, who she will eventually learn is David Birkwell. Most of those cell phone calls are arguments with his wife Brenda, but there are just as many of David with other women, one named Alexia with who he seems to be having an ...
Murder is only one call away.