Nothing can prepare Dr. David Remler for the shocking phone call he receives from a patient named Samantha Kent. Stunned and anxious to help, he rushes out into the Manhattan night to keep a bloody act of violence from spinning further out of control.
He knows he is too involved, that hes crossed a line, and that his professional reputation is at stake. But he has no idea what awaits him at his destination...that hes become a pawn in a very deadly game of revenge.
Suddenly the focus of a criminal case that flares into an out-of-control media circus, David has only one shot to clear his name. But first he has to clear up the mystery of his patient, Samantha Kent. Just who is she? And why did she choose to involve David? Little by little, the outlines ofa brilliant plot emergeand, with it, the horrifying power of a single lie...
In this richly textured tale of a mans battle against the mother of all manipulations, the perfect setup is even more diabolical than it looks.