In EdgarAward–winning author Meg Gardiner’s new stand-alone thriller, an injured copand an ex-thief hunt down a killer nobody else believes exists.
When shots ring out in a crowded Los Angeles club, bartender HarperFlynn watches helplessly as her boyfriend, Drew, is gunned down in the crossfire. Then somebody throws a Molotov cocktail, and the club is quickly engulfedin flames. LA sheriff’s deputy Aiden Garrison sees a gunman in a hoodie and gasmask taking aim at Harper, but before he can help her a wall collapses,bringing the building down and badly injuring him.
A year later, Harper is trying to rebuild her life. She hasquit her job and gone back to college. Meanwhile, the investigation into theshoot-out has been closed. The two gunmen were killed when the buildingcollapsed.
Certain that a third gunman escaped and is targeting thesurvivors, Harper enlists the help of Aiden Garrison, the only person willingto listen. But the traumatic brain injury he suffered has cut his career shortand left him with Fregoli syndrome, a rare type of face blindness that causesthe delusion that random people are actually a single person changingdisguises.
As Harper and Aiden delve into the case, Harper realizesthat her presence during the attack was no coincidence—and that her only allyis unstable, mistrustful of her, and seeing the same enemy everywhere he looks.