A mysterious, handsome American surprises pretty, blond Elizabeth Marchant in the English garden with an unusual request: Will she help an old school chum who possesses information vital for U.S. security---an old school chum held captive by Libyan fanatics?
Laced with murder, false identities, and international intrigue, the trail takes Elizabeth from the glamour of the Paris collections to the raging heat of the African desert and, finally to an abandoned harem deep inside Libya. Can she trust the handsome stranger? Does she love him? As a nuclear crisis threatens to explode, Elizabeth must use all her resources to foil the deadly plot....