The cold war is over, and Keith Landry, one of the nation's top intelligence officers, is forced into early and unwanted retirement. Restless, Landry returns to Spencerville, the small Midwestern town where he grew up. The place has changed in the quarter century since Landry stepped off his front porch into the world, but two important people from his past are still there: Annie Prentis, his first love, and Cliff Baxter, the high school bully who became the police chief of Spencerville and Annie's possessive husband. They're all about to come together again -- and rip Spencerville apart with violence, vengeance, and renewed passion.From the bestselling author of The General's Daughter and The Gold Coast comes a bittersweet story of reclaimed love... one with all the honed-steel suspense that readers have come to expect from Nelson DeMille.
Nelson DeMille, Jahrgang 1943, wurde in New York geboren. In seinen atemberaubend spannenden Thrillern führt er die Leser durch die Abgründe der Zeitgeschichte. Zu seinen internationalen Bestsellern zählen u. a. Das Spiel des Löwen und Die Mission.