Another action-packed thriller from Stephen Hunter, this time starring Ray Cruz, the son of ex-Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger, who was introduced in Hunters previous bestseller, Dead Zero.Ten thousand people jam the aisles, the corridors, the elevators, and the escalators of America, the Malla giant Rubiks Cube of a structure with its own amusement park located in the spacious center atrium. Of those people, 9,988 have come to shop. The other twelve have come to kill. Ray Cruz, one of the heroes of Hunters last bestseller, Dead Zero, is in the mall with his fiance and her family. The retired Marine sniper thought he was done with stalking and killingbut among the trapped thousands, hes the only one with a plan and the guts to confront the self-proclaimed Brigade Mumbai. Now all he needs is a gun.