a sleepy Southern town become
the target of a deadly conspiracy?
Cover Art ©2002 by Harlequin Enterprises LTD
in the the E.R. of a small South Carolina hospital, Dr. Rhea Lynch has
seen it allmost of it at 2:00a.m.
When an interracial couple is rushed in, beaten and bloodied by a
mysterious hate group, the patients show symptoms of a fast-acting
pulmonary infection Rhea has never seen before.
Within hours, it proves fatal.
more victims are rushed in, and an epidemic has Dawkins County in an icy
grip of terror. As the
puzzling illness claims more lives by the hour, Rhea begins to draw some
startling conclusions about the nature of the illness.
could something like this have happened in this peaceful community?
Can it be stopped? Every second counts as Rhea desperately tries to fit the
pieces togetherand soon realizes that she is dealing with something
bigger and more terrifying than she could ever imagine.