A mysterious young woman offers Frank Doy good money to drive her to an undisclosed destination in central Europe. When her husband – a dangerous Teesside gangster called Harry George – warns him off with serious threats, Frank tells her yes.
No-one pushes him around.
But it's risky, and the risks soon multiply. Mrs. George is not only leaving home ; she's taking with her two young kids and a million pounds in sterling. And Frank has no idea where they're going.
Times are hard and Harry George wants – needs – his money back. But there's someone even more dangerous, someone from his wife's past, who also has an interest in the money, and more ….