Fear. Dr. Julia Bellows understood fear.
Loss had made it as much a part of her as living and breathing. But that didn't mean she needed Dr. Malachi Brockman being an overprotective Galahad.
She could take care of herself. She didn't need him interfering in her life—personal or professional.
Dr. Malachi Brockman was determined to keep an eye on the widowed Medical Examiner assigned to his unit in the PAVAD directorate of the FBI. She got under his skin, made him care...too much.
Now she'd become a pawn in a deadly game. The Chessmaster's weapon against Malachi.
He'll protect her at all cost...even if that meant becoming the killer's next victim...