On Manhattan's Upper East Side a woman lies dead at the
bottom of the stairs, stripped of all her valuables. Most
cops might call it a mugging gone wrong, but Lieutenant Eve
Dallas knows better.
A well-off accountant and a
beloved wife and mother, Marta Dickenson doesnâ€™t seem the
type to be on anyone's hit list. But when Eve and her
partner, Peabody, find blood inside the building, the
lieutenant knows Marta's murder was the work of a killer
who's trained, but not professional or smart enough to
remove all the evidence.
But when someone steals the
files out of Marta's office, Eve must immerse herself in her
billionaire husband Roarke's world of big business to figure
out who's cruel and callous enough to hire a hit on an
innocent woman. And as the killer's violent streak begins to
escalate, Eve knows she has to draw him out, even if it
means using herself as bait. . . .