CAN YOU EVER QUIT THE SPY GAME? All former spy Alisha MacAleer wanted was to lead a normal life, complete with settling down near her family. Then a hail of gunfire followed CIA agent Brandon Parker's arrival on her doorstep. He'd done the impossible: created an AI, a sentient being with artificial intelligence. The U.S. government and two powerful secret societies–hell, even Europe's top underworld figure–all wanted it. And Brandon's arrival made Alisha the last obstacle between them and the AI. The one person who could help had betrayed her years ago. Yet with the exasperating and elusive Frank Reichart on her side, Alisha might have a chance. If Alisha could use him without giving him her trust, she might just make it through this final mission alive….