The #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen
returns with an electrifying and all-too-plausible thriller
that pushes the level of suspense to the maximum and never
lets up. From the tense opening scene to the final
explosive page, Johansen delivers a knockout novel, as an
unlikely pair of allies must expose a team of killers
hiding behind an unspeakable act of terror--and risk ending
up their next target.
She witnesses death through the eye of her camera. Now a
relentless killer is focused on her. A celebrated
photojournalist, Alex Graham has seen it all--but her
latest assignment has forced her across a dangerous line.
What happens when a reporter does more than just report?
She has recorded some of the most tragic and heartbreaking
of catastrophes, everything from natural disasters to
infamous acts of terror. Her experiences have left her
forever marked with the human side of tragedy. So when a
dam breaks in Arapahoe Junction, Colorado, Alex is once
more at the site doing more than just snapping pictures--
she is in the mud with a shovel digging for survivors.
What happens when the reporter becomes the story? Alex
finds more than she bargained for. In one terrible instant,
she is witness to a conspiracy that will stun a nation. The
official story is just a cover-up for a truth so
frightening, so unthinkable, anyone who threatens to reveal
it must be silenced. Forever. And now that someone is Alex
The first attempt on her life is swift and brutal. Only
barely escaping, she finds an ally in an improbable source.
Billionaire financier John Logan has his own reasons for
protecting Alex, and these reasons alone are likely to get
her killed. Using his vast connections and influences,
Logan assigns a bodyguard to protect her. Judd Morgan is
the best covert commando in the business, and if anyone can
keep Alex safe, it's this quietly dangerous man. The
problem is, Alex doesn't want to be kept safe by Judd,
whose checkered past has made him the target of an unseen
assassin who dogs his every step.