Beautiful and well-educated in business, Olivia remembers that her late grandmother always emphasized that money was the key to independence. At a fundraising event for a pet charity, she meets and eventually marries wealthy Ronald Ridgeway, heir to the Ridgeway Foundation. When her husband asks for help with the foundation's accounting, Olivia sees her chance over several years to take and secrete several million dollars in a private bank account. Not wishing to take the chance that her theft eventually may be discovered, she leaves on a shopping trip and disappears. Brought in to find Olivia is Boston Detective Randall Hunter who follows her trail of to many cities across the U.S.