Alex Cooper awakens one morning to news of her own brutal murder. Soon, Manhattan's top sex-crimes prosecutor discovers that the actual victim is film star Isabella Lascar, who had sought refuge at Alex's private retreat. Now it is up to Alex to find the killer before another victim surfaces.
"Female DA with NO intuition"
New York City's oldest medical center is the scene of a ghastly attack: top neurosurgeon Gemma Dogen is found in her office, where she has been sexually assaulted and designated by the cops as a "likely to die". By the time assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper has plunged into the case, it's a high-profile, media-infested murder investigation. As Alex's passion to find the killer intensifies, she discovers that she is the next target for lethal violence.
Rookie Secret Service agent Holland Tylo has landed one of the top protection jobs in Washington, but everything changes when a senator is murdered on her watch. Devastated by his death, censured by her superiors, Holland faces terrifying questions: Was she set up? Is the President next?Also by Philip Shelby: Gatekeeper and Last Rights