Seemingly in a world of light, enmeshed deeply in the opulent world of the Beverly Hills elite, Megan Von Zeller fights for her sanity and the strength to overcome the brutality of a husband revered and respected by his peers. Fearful for her life, cut off from friends and family, she struggles to find the courage to leave him, and to devise a plan to assure her safety. The timing must be right, or she will be the victim of his wrath.Then, without warning, she is thrust into a dramatic situation that terrorizes her and others aboard a passenger jet. Somehow, in the midst of tumultuous events, in the shock and horror of what her life has become, she meets someone who truly cares about her, and love begins to blossom. But will this love be enough to sustain her through the torment that lies ahead? How can she hope to nurture a love, when her life is darkened by shadows of fear and abuse? When she discovers her husband’s terrible past, and the horrible existence he has kept hidden from her, will she be moved to pity and, duty-bound, return to him?Against all enticement to sink to his level, Megan fights to retain a sense of self-worth and hold on to her high moral code. Thrust into a final battle for her life, she has only love to guide her. But can love win out against the forces against her? Minute by minute, is the countdown to her freedom—or her demise?