She tried to start over. She tried to escape the shadow of her past. But how can she let go when she has gazed into the depths of the abyss for too long? *** Forced to accept an early retirement from the FBI due to her questionable professional ethics, Aya Morell enters the world of private securities. Her new employer, Neuetech, a high profile pharmaceutical conglomerate with offices in Arizona, requires an extra hand solving a recent case of industrial espionage. But as Aya plunges into the investigation, she begins to suspect that the true reasons behind her hire are not at all what they appear to be. Finding a way to recover the stolen research data might just prove to be the least of her worries.