By Joan Johnston
(Mira, Mass Market Paperback, 9780778325741, 384pp.)
Publication Date: June 30, 2009
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Society bachelor and former army sniper Ben Benedict moves between two worldsfrom high-society Washington to the mean city streets, from tuxedos to Glocks. His powerful Virginia family wants him out of harm's way, but Ben stays on the job, determined to make amends for a past that haunts him.
Dr. Anna Schuster is fighting demons of her own when she crosses paths with Agent Benedict. The two become adversariesand loversas they search for an Al Qaeda operative bent on revenge.
Ben must fight against timeand his own darknessto rescue millions of innocents and the woman he loves from a virulent bioweapon in the hands of a dangerous enemy.
Joan Johnston is the top ten New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of more than 50 novels and novellas with more than 15 million copies of her books in print. She has been a director of theatre, drama critic, newspaper editor, college professor and attorney on her way to becoming a full-time writer. You can find out more about Joan at her Website, www.joanjohnston.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/joanjohnstonauthor
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