By James Patterson
Alex move was once a emerging megastar within the Washington, DC, Police division while an unknown shooter gunned down his spouse, Maria, in entrance of him. Alex's want for vengeance was once put on carry as he confronted one other large challenge-raising his teenagers with no their mother.
Years later Alex is creating a daring circulate in his existence. He has left the FBI and arrange perform as a psychologist once more. His lifestyles with Nana Mama, Damon, Jannie, and little Alex ultimately sounds like it's so as. He even has an opportunity at a brand new love.
Then Cross's former accomplice, John Sampson, calls in a want. Now pass needs to cross at the hunt for the main crafty, psychotic killer he has ever faced...and it pushes him dangerously just about the verge of collapse.
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