When Houston, Texas FBI Special Agent, Nathaniel Hemmingway Armstrong, believed that he had lost his young son to a child molester because he was detained, and didn't pick him up from a childcare center, he was devastated. His wife, Kathy, whom he married when she became pregnant, blamed him for the loss and divorced him, taking all his assets. He suffered a mental breakdown because of the devastating guilt and turned to the bottle to ease his pain. His excessive drinking cost him his job with the FBI and subsequently, he half-heartedly opened a Private Detective business. His only comfort and companion in life was his little mix breed dog, named Nick, who loved Diet Coke and fettuccini afredo, but most of all he adored Nathaniel and attempted to take care of the drunken man. An unscrupulous and sexy young woman, a former gentleman's club dancer, hatched a plot with her lover to take advantage of Armstrong's alcoholism and frame him for the murder of her rich, older husband. The plot thickens when Armstrong's college sweetheart, Layla Sterling, now a lawyer, and the love of his life, agreed to help him if he stopped drinking. As the mystery untangles, there's a shocking turn of events that leads Armstrong to Mexico City and a life or death involvement with two warring Mexican Drug Cartel Kingpins. With the help if his little dog and his former girlfriend, he struggles to prove his innocence and to solve the mystery of his son's death.