The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Countdown returns with a knock-out suspense thriller that pits a mother and son against a killer who's the stuff of nightmares.
If you close your eyes, hell get you. Sophie Dunston knows all too well how dreams can kill. As one of the nations top sleep therapists, she specializes in the life-threatening night terrors that her ten-year-old son, Michael, suffers from. But she is also an expert in another kind of terrorthe kind that can turn a dream life into a living nightmare in the blink of an eye.
Someone is watching. Hes a shadowy figure from out of her darkest fears and he hasnt forgotten her. In one shocking moment of violence, hed shattered Sophies world forever and left her with only one thing to live for: her son. But the nightmare isnt over for Sophie Dunston. Its just begun. Hes been waiting. Sophie was supposed to die the first time around, but fate intervened. This time hell make sure that not even a miracle will save her.
It wasnt a miracle that saved Jock Gavin, but it was pretty close. A semiretired hit man, commando, and jack-of-all-deadly-trades, he knows what Sophie is up againstand that shell need help. But the man hes chosen for the job is as unpredictable as he is dangerous. Matt Royd is a wild cardhard, cool, mercilessand putting him into play changes the game completely. But to whose advantage?
Sophie will soon find out. She will have to trust Royd because she has no choices left. Because the bogeyman haunting her dreams is all too real and hes on the hunt again. Because the nightmare hes got planned for Sophie wont end when she wakes up screaming. It wont end. Ever.
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