They should have known they were on the kill list. The judgment is death…a slow, agonizing death. Recruited to investigate the grisly murders, Alex is without words. The mutilations are inconceivable. The slayings don't stop. There is no pattern. With the aid of a CIA misfit, Alex chases the assassin down the east coast, seemingly a step behind. How long can the killing spree last? And then the killer turns it up a notch. It's a vendetta unlike any other, because a killer must make it personal. Alex has no other options: she must confront the person who destroyed her life to cease the vicious murders. The hunt will end. Will Alex?