Mei Li Xia-ping thinks she knows her family, but she discovers even the closest of families have secrets. Forced to choose between America and China, a country she has never visited, she decides her loyalty lies with the U.S.—even if that means turning her traitorous relatives over to the government. But her patriotic actions place her in mortal danger. She must join forces with the mysterious David Marcisette, not realizing until almost too late that she does have the courage to live and love again. But will she live to enjoy her new-found happiness?