William Dillinger believed the only way to live was unmarried and unencumbered. That is, until he reached the age of seventy two with a criminal history. Regrets over a lifetime of mistakes mires him in daily doldrums until his high school girlfriend suddenly reappears in his life. Hope is seeded that the remainder of his life doesn't have to match his past. But, he only has one day to find out.
All Mike Hanson wants is a relaxing family vacation in the mountains of New Mexico; time away from his stressful Midland, Texas career and a chance to refocus on family. But the explosion of a gasoline tanker truck and subsequent forest fire not only change vacation plans but his entire life, sending Mike and other survivors on a dash for their lives. Its no accident. He is targeted to be eliminated.
How does a psychologist handle three phobia sufferers on a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico? Doctor Nicholas Brandon of Houston thought it’d be a good graduation of sorts for advanced patients in his therapy group to take that final step out of self-imposed prisons. Wisdom of that decision comes into question. Ruthless rogue Lebanese terrorists seeking to make their mark on the world and then profit by it commandeer the vessel. Survival of three phobia sufferers is in Nick’s hands and it’s not looking good for him either.