FBI agent Jack Rhodes and Doctor V.C. Coldwater team up to solve a murder involving treason, secret government research, and the Uzbekistani black market. ***** Commander Jack Rhodes was kicked out of the Navy SEALs after a mission went wrong, but he continues to serve the public as an agent of the FBI. After a woman is murdered, he's forced to team up with the unconventional and flagrantly disrespectful Doctor V.C. Coldwater. What looks like a simple case turns out to extend deep into government research, nuclear fission, and the global criminal underworld. Jack's forced to rely on a woman he thought he'd despise, because in a case this complicated, she's the only person he can trust.