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SILENCE. SMOKE. Then the SCREAMING begins.

As suicide bombers strike at the heart of America, FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell faces the toughest, deadliest case of her career. Sifting through the debris for answers, O’Dell discovers that worse is yet to come, with more attacks imminent – ­­and the consequences nimaginable.

In less than twenty-four hours O’Dell must figure out what the next target is and who exactly she is fighting against. Struggling to put the pieces together in time, she realises just what is at stake – and that her own brother may be in the firing line.

PRAISE FOR ALEX KAVA “Not for the faint of heart” Peter Robinson

“Reads like collaboration among Michael Crichton, Agatha Christie and Jeffery Deaver, orchestrated by James Patterson” Bookreporter on Exposed

“Kava’s writing is reminiscent of Patricia Cornwell in her prime” Mystery Ink

About the author

Alex Kava is an international bestselling suspense writer. Her work has been widely praised by critics and fans alike, and her previous novels in the Maggie O’Dell series, A Perfect Evil, Split Second and The Soul Catcher, have spent several weeks on the New York Times extended and USA TODAY bestseller lists. Growing up in the country outside Silver Creek, Nebraska, Alex Kava fantasized about becoming a writer. Her parents, although they understood the value of education, had a tremendous work ethic. Reading was seen as frivolous unless required as schoolwork. As a teenager, Kava wrote short stories on the backs of calendars, sharing them only with her younger brother and hiding them in a shoe box under her bed. / Kava earned an art scholarship to attend college. To pay living expenses, she worked in a nearby hospital’s central supply department collecting and sterilizing all of the basins, instruments and equipment from surgery, pathology and the morgue. In 1982 she graduated magna cum laude from College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, with a B.A. in art and English. /After graduating, Kava held a variety of jobs, mostly in advertising and marketing. Starting her own graphic design firm, Square One, she designed food packages and logos for national corporations, wrote brochures and newsletters, created a line of greeting cards and directed TV and radio commercials. In 1992 she returned to her alma mater as its director of public relations. /Kava quit her public relations position in the summer of 1996, wanting to dedicate more time to writing fiction and getting published. To pay the bills, she resurrected Square One, refinanced her home, maxed out her credit cards and even took on a newspaper delivery route. /Alex Kava is a member of the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. She lives in Omaha, Nebraska. Her Web site is located at www.alexkava.com

GENRE
Romance
RELEASED
2009
November 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
400
Pages
PUBLISHER
MIRA
SIZE
1
MB

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