Will Reese wife Lydia receive a letter from a dear friend, Mouse. She and Will learn that Mouse is in trouble with the law for kidnapping Whitney 5 children. Mouse believe the Whitney is unfit to care for them. With the harsh winter and ice condition, Will and Lydia make the trip to New York to do what they can to help their friend. In the process they discover that Mouse was probably right that children would be better care for by Mouse. The situation becomes serious with Will and Lydia are notified that Whitney is murder and Mouse is the main suspect. Knowing their friend wouldn’t commit murder, Will begin to investigate to clear mouse name and find the murderer.