Christina O'Donnell is beautiful and feisty, brought up into an impoverished existence in the criminal world of London's East End. Set against the backdrop of 1980's London underworld, Christy is released from prison after perpetrating an armed robbery with her lover, Rick Marelli. The money is still out there, and Christy knows that if she can get to it, she can escape the underworld. As she continues her search, the network of criminal tentacles close around her. Can she keep running, or should she stay to make a life with her new lover? A new lover unaware of her past.