'The surprises are fast and furious and will leave you breathless to read more' LISA GARDNER. You don't know the meaning of pain. Let me teach you. A father returns home to find that his family has been kidnapped. He can get them back ? alive ? if he agrees pays the ransom. The price? The life of an innocent... In order to stop The Coercion Killer ? the name given to the kidnapper by the media ? Special Agent Marcus Williams will be forced to question everything that he believes in, to sacrifice everything he holds dear, to confront his family's darkest secret. He will find himself turning for help to one of the world's most infamous and wanted men, the serial killer Francis Ackerman Jr. Sometimes stopping the worst of the worst is a job for the best of the bad.