Executives from the worldas largest soft drink manufacturing corporation are bribing Chinese officials in an effort to dominate the market in that emerging nation, but business-as-usual for two Americans quickly becomes a sprint for life when the Chinese government decides to make an example of them in a corruption crackdown. A romantic Capitol Hill thriller, Four-of-a-Kind takes you from the depths of a subterranean cavern beneath Shanghaias crowded streets to the Congressional hearing rooms of Washington, D.C., as the lives of four women are forever changed within the international business world and the national political news scene. News media coverage of the Congressional hearings makes life difficult for the soft drink companyas brand-new chief executive officer and his beautiful wife. Only strong, professional public relations work by a seasoned Washington PR veteran keeps the media circus from becoming messy. Will secrets eventually be revealed that would change life for someawhile leading to death for others?