Fred Gribbon, the owner and heart of Gribbon Security Services and Investigations, dies under mysteriously circumstances, and his daughter suspects he was murdered. After Fred's death, new people take over the company. Experienced Gribbon investigators are let go, and even Fred's son-in-law, Willy Turner, is fired from his summer job. Things do not appear right, especially when a local motorcycle club and its Montreal affiliate become part of the new management. Location: Niagara Falls. Time: 1992, just after the Los Angeles race riots. Fred's daughter, Ethel Turner, is a student of archaeology, her husband, Willy, is a law student, now both without summer employment at their family-run business. They find help that extends their investigation of Fred's murder into international intrigue.