A Russian Colonel code name, Patch One, is out to get revenge for the killing of his brother by Murph a U.S. Intelligence agent. He kidnaps Murph’s son and takes him to Cuba during the missile crisis in the 1960s.
Murph is on his way home from the Aleutian Islands when the kidnapping occurs. He and his wife Tatina give chase and finally rescue their son after working their way onto the Island as Interpreters. Murph leaves for the island first, encounters Castro’s brother Raul, and works his way into his confidence.
Murph had to make a second trip back to the Island after rescuing his son and bring the Cuban partisans, who help them retrieve their son, back to the states.
The chase leads thru South Carolina where Murph encounters the assassinator of President Kennedy who helped the Colonel kidnap the boy. A beautiful Russian girl assisted him. She turns on the Colonel and becomes a double agent.
Tatina, whose mother is a Cherokee Indian, takes refuge on the reservation with their daughter. She follows her husband to Cuba after insuring their daughter is safe on the reservation.
A Myrtle Beach sheriff helps throughout the story as he assists Murph in keeping his wife and daughter safe.
The hatred of the two main characters is the result of many years of battling each other during the Cold War. It ends in a final battle on the beach in South Carolina.