The widow of a fireman killed in Damascus arrives home with her daughter to find a stranger. When Jennifer discovers Martyn's intention to kill her Syrian boss, she knows he will kill them. She stops his plans then finds him sighting the rifle after the assassination. Convinced he was set-up, she gladly allows him to leave to trace the real culprits. But terrorists have other plans and kidnap little Kirsty. If Jennifer cannot find Martyn and convince him to take the blame, then Kirsty will die in 24 hours. While trying to convince Martyn, they must avoid the kidnappers, police, and UK, Israeli, US and Syrian intelligence who have their own agenda. They then realise the terrorists intend releasing biological weapons in London. Everything is against the secretive couple. Can they survive the non-stop roller-coaster ride of car smashes, explosions, gunfire, brutality and exhaustion for 24 hours to save Kirsty and London? Yet who is Martyn, and why did he choose her?