Nova Blair–code name, Dove–is known as the ultimate, tough-as-nails agent who always gets her man. So when ten prominent American tourists are kidnapped in Brazil, Nova launches into a race against time to rescue the innocents and uncover the identity of their sociopathic captor–one whose true motive may be to instigate global warfare.But Nova's mission hits a snag when the CIA assigns a fellow agent to the case–Joseph Cardone. The man Nova loved but walked away from. Nova and Joe must put their fiery standoff aside if they are to save the tourists and possibly the world. And this time the cost of Nova's success may be Joe's life.