By Alex KavaRyder Creed and his K9 search-and-rescue canine go back within the moment installment of a thrilling new sequence, teaming up once again with FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell of their riskiest case yet.
while Ryder Creed responds to a devastating mudslide in North Carolina, he is familiar with that the variation among discovering survivors and the useless is time. He and his sturdiest search-and-rescue puppy, Bolo, get to paintings instantly, however the scene is rife with threat: persisted rainfall prevents the rescue groups from stabilizing the land; poisonous loved ones elements unfold by means of the crushing slide fill the world with unsafe waste; and the detritus and particles are treacherous for either guy and puppy to navigate. yet such a lot perilous are the secrets and techniques hidden below the dust and sludge—secrets somebody may kill to guard. For this can be no usual rescue project. one of the structures fed on by way of the landslide used to be a top-secret executive examine facility, and Creed has been employed to discover what’s left of it.
Then rescuers get better the physique of a scientist from the power who used to be evidently useless before the landslide—killed via a gunshot to the top. The FBI sends Agent Maggie O’Dell to enquire, and he or she and Creed are quickly stuck in an internet of lies, secrets and techniques, and homicide that could contain not just the govt. facility, yet decades-old clinical experiments which are the topic of present congressional hearings. As extra our bodies are discovered below much more strange conditions, they arrive ever toward exposing the truth—but with unknown forces operating opposed to them, Maggie, Creed, and the canine are operating out of time.
From the Hardcover edition.