Many of the best times of Ramona Zeller's life are associated with a red jacket given to her as an adolescent by a loving mentor. However, the red jacket is front and center in the kidnapping of her husband and in the fear brought to the musicians of a metropolitan area. A series of twist and turns with embezzlements, insurance frauds, more kidnappings, dashed hopes and stolen identities, through which Ramona must endure finally brings closure and the promise of better things to come. Though the police especially a detective who is a good friend of Ramona's BFF is very helpful, it is actually Ramona herself who does the work is attempting to find her husband. Throughout the story the relationship of this world famous musician and her friends is emphasized. It is not only Ramona's loved ones who are the focus of the kidnappings and thefts, members of a symphony orchestra as well as music students throughout the city are also targeted. Even as the criminals are arrested, Ramona and her family are not completely safe. Years later she will have to face the anger from the accused. However, the red jacket will be seen as very lucky to Ramona and her friends, as it seems to always appear or to be found or to be worn at the best times of their lives.