Sergeant Thornton Savage and his partners are challenged by a series of slayings each one a notorious drug dealer. But after one of Savages long term friends is killed, the heat gets turned up big-time which in turn leads to threats against Savage and his fiancée. Another first rate procedural from John Mackie, author of Manhattan South, Eastside and Westside. Where will John take Savage next? Whichever direction, you can count on it being action packed.