A smudge of blood involves a woman on the hunt for a mob killer. All Trish Morgan wanted was to grab a few bucks at the ATM, but she finds blood on the screen then hears a moan. She ventures into the alley and finds a dying woman. While Trish calls 911, the woman slips a DVD into her purse—a DVD that puts Trish’s life in danger. Now Trish is stalked by an assassin who wants the disk and Trish erased.

Each time Trish thinks a problem is resolved; she realizes her troubles are far from over. Her marriage is falling apart, and she leaves her abusive husband only to find the police questioning him about shady business practices. Her best friend is a newly licensed PI, but is she really helping Trish or herself? Faced with dangerous situations, Trish must draw on her own inner strength and wisdom to find the answers and save her life.