Detective Lindsay Boxer has everything she could possibly want Her marriage and baby daughter are perfect and life in Homicide in the San Francisco Police Department is going well. But all that could change in an instant.Lindsay is called to a crime scene at the Four Seasons Hotel. There is a dead man in one of the rooms shot at close range. The man checked in under a false name with no ID on him so the first puzzle will be finding out who he is.In the room next door are a dead young man and woman also shot. They are surrounded by high-tech surveillance equipment. Could they have been spying on the man now dead in the room next to them?And in the utilities cupboard down the hall is the dead body of a house maid. The murders are all clearly linked and professionally executed. But what is the motive behind it all? Lindsay will need to risk everything she has to find out. About the AuthorJAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 300 million copies worldwide and he has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past eight years in a row. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades the Alex Cross Women s Murder Club Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers. James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School I Funny Treasure Hunters House of Robots Confessions and Maximum Ride series. James is the proud sponsor of the World Book Day Award and has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops. He lives in Florida with his wife and son.