Drew MacLane is a star agent in Scalpel, a clandestine, government-sanctioned organization named for its purpose: precise surgical removal. Assassination. Then MacLane decides to stop killing. He withdraws from the operation and retreats to a monastery, where for six years he lives the life of a hermit. But then someone tracks him down, leaving a trail of bodies. Someone who knows all about him–and will stop at nothing to destroy him.
In this novel of thrilling suspense, a former killer is drawn back into that electrifying world where no one is as he seems–and where life’s most horrifying, harrowing game is played.