Dr Adam Knox returns from serving with an NGO in the Central African Republic in disgrace. His attempt to protect patients from a brutal militia ended in disaster. He's a little rougher, a little wiser, and a lot more cynical.
His new clinic tends to the vagrant, vulnerable and victimized of LA's streets. It earns from the villains willing to pay for discretion.
His cynicism remains, until the night a beaten Romanian woman abandons her son on his operating table. She is on the run. To reunite mother and son, Knox is led down the shady streets of the city and into its wealthiest mansions, from Russian gangstars to human traffickers. But when he finds out who she's really running from, he"ll wish he never tried to help at all