Photographer Shea McKenna is propelled into a world of fraud and murder. From the Great Pyramid at Giza to the Amazon jungles, Shea has faced danger on a global scale. Adventure is the last thing on her mind when she accepts a mundane assignment to photograph American Indian artifacts for the Missouri Westward Museum After the theft of relics, the discovery of a forged war lance, and a brutally murdered museum employee, St. Louis' finest declare Shea and the handsome Native American chieftain who restored the relics suspects. Shea is determined to solve the crimes, but events at a Patrons Ball and a fiery Indian powwow provide more questions than clues. As she gets closer to the truth she winds up with a ruthless murderer hot on her trail.