Its 1960. The Black Stiletto, in her civilian persona as Judy Cooper, volunteers to work for John F. Kennedys presidential campaign, only to become involved in a devious behind-the-scenes plot that could change the course of history. Is the mysterious Eastern European man she briefly dated associated with a Cuban/Soviet spy ring? Closer to home, the Stiletto must challenge dangerous tongs in Chinatown after befriending a teenage boy whose father was killed by the gangs. She soon discovers what a differentand very deadlyworld exists in lower Manhattan. In the present, Martin, the Stilettos son.