The first installment in M.A. Lawson's thrilling Kay Hamilton series "This riveting thriller... launches a new star in crime fiction, the tough-minded and tough-talking DEA Agent Kay Hamilton."—New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline Bold, brash, and beautiful, DEA agent Kay Hamilton doesn’t always like to play by the rules, even though she’s charged with upholding them. Having recently been transferred to San Diego after a case in Miami brought her more notoriety than medals, Kay once again finds herself embroiled in an international bust. Tito Olivera, younger brother of drug czar Caesar Olivera, is within her grasp. If she takes down Tito, Kay is positive that Caesar will follow—and when Caesar falls, so does the largest and most vicious cartel in Mexico. But when a mysterious stranger shows up on her doorstep, the Olivera case suddenly becomes far more personal—and far more dangerous. Now, Kay must decide how much she’s willing to sacrifice to get her man.