When Ex-NYPD cop Filomena Buscarsela discovers that a glass factory in a run-down area of Long Island is spewing poisons into the local water supply, she quickly smells a rat. She's sure that her nemesis, a cutthroat industrial polluter with an airtight financial empire, is somehow behind it. Armed only with an ax to grind, the gutsy, street-smart Latina heroine knows she'll have to play dirty to clean up the neighborhood. Once again, Filomena's nose for trouble has drawn her into a case that's more than a little hazardous to her health . . .