Murder was always an insult. But the murder, bloody and brutal, of an entire family in their own home, was a different form of evil. Nixie Swisher crept down the stairs for a drink - and saved her own life. When Lieutenant Eve Dallas is called to the house minutes later, she finds the whole family murdered in their beds. But the killers made a mistake: they left a survivor. Nixie saw everything. And unfortunately for her, these elite killers soon realise they need to finish the job. So Eve and her billionaire husband Roarke give everything they can to keep Nixie safe in their own home. And then a terrifying climax reveals there may be more to Nixie than meets the eye ...