A father protects his daughter. He doesn’t abuse her. Jack Bowman seldom questions the morality of his profession. He rounds up strays from the streets of River City. He’s a White Hat. But his latest client forces him to reexamine fatherhood. And the mysterious letter makes the moral ambiguity personal.
Hired to rescue a girl from the street, Jack soon learns she’s no damsel in distress. Normally, he picks up runaways and brings them home and collects his rent money. That there may be moral ambiguity to his profession has never occurred to him. He is the good guy.
Jack knows anger management, but when his temper fails him, he pays the price. His feud with River City’s unofficial mayor of the East Side, a small-time gangster who once massacred a foreign village in the name of containment, brings a world of hurt and trouble pounding down. With fists and guns, Jack claws his way forward on his quest to find and rescue two girls from a dark underworld with plenty of shadows for sin to hide in.