Society bachelor and former army sniper Ben Benedict moves between two worldsÂ—from high-society Washington to the mean city streets, from tuxedos to Glocks. His powerful Virginia family wants him out of harm's way, but Ben stays on the job, determined to make amends for a past that haunts him.
Dr. Anna Schuster is fighting demons of her own when she crosses paths with Agent Benedict. The two become adversariesÂ—and loversÂ—as they search for an Al Qaeda operative bent on revenge.
Ben must fight against timeÂ—and his own darknessÂ—to rescue millions of innocents and the woman he loves from a virulent bioweapon in the hands of a dangerous enemy.