Once again, this bestselling author gets our pulses racing with her relentlessly exhilarating new thriller about a young woman caught in a maze of secrets and stalked by a merciless killer. The countdown begins the second you open this riveting novel.... "Don't kill her. She's no good to us dead." Those words haunt Jane MacGuire after a shocking attack shatters her world-and they prove that the assault was no random act. Who is after her and why? Jane is determined to find out without any help from the police or her parents, forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and her husband detective Joe Quinn. Forshe knows her pursuers wouldn't hesitate to hurt those she loves most. Instead, she turns to con man Mark Trevor, who has his own reasons for keeping her safe from a killer obsessed with a 2,000-year-old mystery that could rock the world. Once Jane had connections to an important archaeological find. Now the past is returning with a vengeance...and the countdown to terror is approaching fast. Explicit violence.