By Jeffery Deaver
A tragedy happens at a small live performance venue at the Monterey Peninsula. Cries of "fire" are raised and, panicked, humans run for the doorways, simply to discover them blocked. A part dozen humans die and others are heavily injured. yet it's the panic and the stampede that killed; there has been no fire.
Kathryn Dance--a excellent California Bureau of research agent and physique language expert--discovers that the stampede used to be prompted deliberately and that the wrongdoer, a guy enthusiastic about turning people's personal fears and greed into guns, has extra assaults deliberate. She and her staff needs to race opposed to the clock to discover the place he'll strike subsequent ahead of extra innocents die.