A chartered plane explodes in mid-air over the mountains of Mexico, leaving truma surgeon Coriander Wyatt a grieving and puzzled widow. How could her husband Danny have left her a secret fund of one million dollars in cash and why has his body disappeared? Could he have been the liar, thief and murderer that the District Attorney claims? While Coriander searches for the truth, she is only too conscious of her growing feelings for the D. A.'s investigator Adam Singer and his growing feelings for her.