In Edgar Awardwinning author Meg Gardiner's new
stand-alone thriller, an injured cop and an ex-thief hunt down a
killer nobody else believes exists.
When shots ring out in a crowded L.A. club, bartender Harper Flynn
watches helplessly as her boyfriend, Drew, is gunned down in the
cross fire. Then somebody throws a Molotov cocktail, and the club
is quickly engulfed in flames. L.A. Sheriff Deputy Aiden Garrison
sees a gunman in a hoodie and gas mask taking aim at Harper, but
before he can help her a wall collapses, bringing the building down
and badly injuring him.
A year later, Harper is trying to rebuild her life. She has quit
her job and gone back to college. Meanwhile, the investigation into
the shoot-out has been closed. The two gunmen were killed when the
Certain that a third gunman escaped and is targeting the
survivors, Harper enlists the help of Aiden Garrison, the only
person willing to listen. But the traumatic brain injury he
suffered has cut his career short and left him with Fregoli
syndrome, a rare type of face blindness that causes the delusion
that random people are actually a single person changing
As Harper and Aiden delve into the case, Harper realizes that her
presence during the attack was no coincidenceand that her only
ally is unstable, mistrustful of her, and seeing the same enemy
everywhere he looks.