"The thirteenth Jack Taggart Mystery pits Jack against a group of ruthless kidnappers. To assist MCU, Taggart identifies one of the kidnappers and goes undercover, portraying himself as a criminal who is owed money, in an elaborate sting to lure the rest of the gang into a trap. He is with the kidnappers on the day the trap is to be sprung, but discovers they've already kidnapped another victim and he and the victim are to be murdered so that the police will pin the kidnapping on him. Taggart comes up with a risky plan for their survival."-- Provided by publisher.