By Greg Rucka
The acclaimed writer of Shooting at Midnight has penned a mystery like no different ... the no-holds-barred tale of a bodyguard with the final word task: holding a lady who additionally occurs to be the main hunted killer within the world...
Code-named Drama, she is a lightning-fast demise computing device — a hitwoman sought through intelligence corporations world wide. Drama kills as simply as she breathes ... and the final time she and Atticus Kodiak met, they slightly escaped one another alive.
Atticus Kodiak has a name as one of many hardest bodyguards within the enterprise. He’s used to choosing his assignments and calling the pictures. yet all that adjustments whilst he's compelled to tackle Drama as a shopper — the final individual he ever imagined would wish his safeguard.
This time, Drama is the person who is working from a killer. She wishes Atticus’s aid, and he or she won’t take no for a solution. To end up it, she abducts a high-profile member of the royal kin whom Atticus has sworn to guard. he'll do nearly something to get the lady again. yet what Drama wishes from him will damage his recognition — and siding along with her skill he can by no means flip back.
From New York’s Russian enclaves to the Swiss Alps and the Caribbean, Atticus turns into Drama’s protector, and her purely wish for survival as she attempts to survive and outrun her bloody earlier. yet as soon as immersed in Drama’s high-stakes, covert global, Atticus breaks a cardinal rule: He will get to grasp Drama as a woman instead of only a shopper — and it’s a bond which may rate them either their lives.
For the boys looking Drama are in a position to unspeakable violence — of sins that make Drama’s personal appear like the acts of an beginner. and they'll cease at not anything to work out her dead....
A masterful paintings via some of the most distinctive voices within the box, Critical Space combines high-voltage, high-tech motion with fast, terrifying brutality. the result's Greg Rucka’s such a lot explosive mystery to this point — a powerhouse of a singular destined to develop into a vintage of recent suspense.
From the Hardcover edition.