FBI agent Angie Davis sees past the crime scene into the twisted criminal mind. It's a skill she hones with the guidance of her mentor, Cain…one that helps Angie predict a killer's next victim before it's too late.But this profiler-in-training's latest case is a headache from the start. For one, she must work with maverick NYPD detective Carson Severo. And then, another kill. And another. Only this serial killer's victims seem to follow a disturbing pattern–they are all somehow connected to Angie. And it's just a matter of days before she becomes the next target….
Francesca Thorn is the FBI's best profiler…and she's needed to target Athena Academy's most dangerous foe. Getting inside the dark mind of a serial blackmailer is easy. The hard part? Working alongside an irritatingly sexy U.S. Army bodyguard who's shadowing her every move. But as she gets dangerously close to revealing the identity of her alma mater's greatest threat, it seems someone will stop at nothing to ensure she remains dead silent. And her only choice is to accept all the help her personal protector can provide.