To give is a virtue. But to give your very self, the ultimate bequest. Offered in love, it can be wondrous. Offered in desperation, it can be deadly.
In Book Two of this three-part epic, young and tempting Kate Simmons at last seems to reach a safe haven of happiness when she moves in with Neil, ambitious and persevering both in his legal practice and his love life. Taking great care to protect his trophy and the surprise he has in mind for Kate, Neil hires security to accompany his soon-to-be fiancé on a scavenger hunt of a lifetime. And it is life, itself, that is in the balance when Kate becomes the hunted as the jilted Roger snatches his prey.
The obsessed minds of Neil and Roger now take aim squarely at each other — with a bare and exposed Kate directly in the crossfire. Knowing her very life will be the winner’s spoil, Kate stares agony in its ghastly face as it approaches for the death dance.
There is no time, no place, no safety in a war of fixation. A war in which the winner will be either the last one standing, or the last one to die.
“Roger…” Kate exhaled. Her heart jumped into her throat as she saw him standing before her. He grabbed onto her arm roughly with one hand and pointed a syringe at her neck with the other.
“If you scream or make a scene, I’ll knock you out,” he said, showing Kate the syringe. “I don’t want to have to do that. All you have to do is cooperate and everything will be fine.”
Kate didn’t say anything at first. She felt like her brain was malfunctioning and she couldn’t form the syllables necessary to make words. Her entire body was in shutdown mode. Her brain was telling her body to run as fast as she could, but her muscles weren’t cooperating. This whole time she had been lulled into feeling safe, because she had security guards with her at every moment of the day. The reality was that Roger was more cunning than Neil or the guards had anticipated. He was an obsessed killer and his mind worked in ways the average person couldn’t fathom. And he has me.
She felt her breathing hitch. She was overwhelmed by fear as Roger held her tight and the needle, that dripped with something she didn’t want in her body, drew closer.
Kate glanced around the parking lot, but there was no one around to help her. Roger had found her and there was nothing she could do about it. “I’ll do whatever you want. Please don’t hurt me,” Kate said, her voice trembling. “What have you done with Porter?”
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