Danny Goodman borrows money from Thomas Galvin, one of the wealthiest men in Boston. But the day the money is wired into his account, the authorities come knocking on his door: Galvin is a wanted criminal.
Lie to your daughter.
Betray your friend.
His nightmare began with a quick handshake and a friendly smile...
Danny Goodman would do anything for his teenage daughter Abby. So when his wife dies, and he can no longer afford the school she adores, he borrows money from Thomas Galvin, a well-known millionaire, and the father of Abby's best friend.
But on the day he takes the loan, the authorities turn up at his door. Thomas Galvin is a wanted criminal – and they need Danny's help to bring him down. Now Danny is in an impossible dilemma. He can either go to prison for accepting dirty money, or he can go undercover in a dangerous sting operation to betray his new best friend...
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