Mild-mannered, beloved school teacher Cora Gundersun takes her own life, and many others', in a shocking act of carnage. When the disturbing contents of her secret journal are discovered, it seems certain that she must have been insane.
But Jane Hawk knows better.
In the wake of her husband's inexplicable suicide - and the equally mysterious deaths of scores of other unlikely individuals - Jane picks up the trail of a secret cabal of powerful players using a terrifying technological breakthrough to gain power for their own monstrous ends. But these people never banked on a highly trained FBI agent willing to go rogue - and become the nation's most wanted fugitive - in order to derail their plans.
Driven by love for her lost husband and by fear for the five-year-old son she has sent into hiding, Jane Hawk has become an unstoppable predator.Those she is hunting will have nowhere to run when her shadow falls across them.