A proposed highway through a forest near Kingsmarkham has caused loud cries of protest. One group has taken more drastic measures. It will risk everything-including the lives of five hostages-to halt construction. When Inspector Wexford learns that one of the hostages is his wife Dora, he is caught in a spiral of frustration and fear. The gripping drama of his search takes on added intensity through Davina Porter's crisp narration.