American socialite Sarah Talbot had everything going for her: a multi-million dollar business, a large circle of well-placed friends and a marriage to an English aristocrat and army colonel Edward Talbot. Talbot is killed in the Falklands campaign, leaving her with her adored stepson Eric, a Cambridge. student. When Eric dies from a drug overdose, Sarah tries to uncover the mysterious circumstances of his death and finds all roads blocked by officialdom. When she meets former SAS sergeant Sean Egan, she knows she had found the man who can help her. Together they embark on a quest to the depths of the underworld – truly, a season in hell.