The blistering new novel from the author of the multi-award-nominated The Professionals—“Laukkanen is one of the best young thriller writers working today” (Richmond Times-Dispatch).
When you’ve got nothing left, you’ve got nothing left to lose.
Cass County, Minnesota: A
sheriff’s deputy steps out of a diner on a rainy summer evening, and a
few minutes later, he’s lying dead in the mud. When BCA agent Kirk
Stevens arrives on the scene, he discovers local authorities have taken
into custody a single suspect: A hysterical young woman found sitting by
the body, holding the deputy’s own gun. She has no ID, speaks no
English. A mystery woman.
The mystery only deepens from
there, as Stevens and Carla Windermere, his partner in the new joint
BCA–FBI violent crime task force, find themselves on the trail of a
massive international kidnapping and prostitution operation. Before the
two agents are done, they will have traveled over half the country, from
Montana to New York, and come face-to-face not only with the most
vicious man either of them has ever encountered—but two of the most
They are sisters, stolen ones. But just because you’re a victim doesn’t mean you have to stay one.