"A FLEET OF CORPORATE JETS, AS SLEEK AS KILLER WHALES, HIDDEN IN A HANGAR ON A REMOTE NORTHERN PENINSULA.
"AN ENTIRE WEST VIRGINIA TOWN WIPED OUT IN A BIZARRE NUCLEAR 'TRAFFIC ACCIDENT.' DELIBERATELY.
"What links these two items? Nothing. Yet. Top reporters John Harland of CBS News and Molly Rice of The New York Times are rivals as fierce as they are passionate as lovers. People Magazine's most glamorous celebrity couple, they share a bed as often as possible. A secret rarely. A story never. So she follows her lead on the mysterious conclave of top energy exectives, and he stalks his tale of terrorism...
"Until the lights go out across the country. And he gets scared. And she gets smart. And they realize they are both onto the same nightmare story: a spectacular game plan of corporate terror and nuclear blackmail so vast, so ingenious and so bold that it may already be too late for America. And for them."