A novel of romance and betrayal in a world where love, loyalty, and honor are under siege and even friends may be enemies.
With the nation on the verge of war and the mastermind behind the assassination attempt on her lover, First Daughter Blair Powell, still at large, the last thing Secret Service Agent Cameron Roberts wants is to be replaced as Blair's security chief. The President has a different mission for her, however, starting with finding the traitor within the inner circle level of the nation's security system who conspired to kill Blair. The hunt is personal for Cam on every level because her quarry is her ex-lover, Valerie Lawrence. Blair soon finds herself an unwilling participant in a deadly game that pits her allegiance to her best friend Diane Bleeker, Valerie's newfound love, against her loyalty to Cam. Fast-paced action culminates in a deadly standoff where life and love hang in the balance.