In the third Bowin novel, a team of kidnappers takes Diego Mendoza, the son of the Spanish Ambassador, from the steps of an exclusive private high school in Bethesda, Maryland in a daring daylight operation. An unforeseen circumstance complicates the snatch. The presence of Diego’s classmate Anaïs Bowin leads to an on the spot decision to try to kidnap Anaïs too. Based on the political nature of their ransom demands, the kidnappers and all who are involved in the conspiracy earn themselves a place on the US Government’s list of “specially designated global terrorists” and come under a Presidential directive to capture or kill. When the terrorists spirit Diego out of the country they earn the attention of the black ops “Agency” and its crack team of hunter-killers: Alice and Tom Bowin, Anaïs’s parents. They will have the cooperation of the FBI and the police and security forces of four countries. Despite the complications, justice will be swift, sure and savage, but who will survive the hunt and who will die?