Line of Duty - Newpointe 911, Bk 5 Author:Terri Blackstock When a building collapses on several firemen, one is unaccounted for-was he really buried, or did he take the opportunity to flee from the problems in his life? — At the request of her many fans-Terri Blackstock revisits the heroic cast of characters in this fifth book in her best-selling Newpointe 911 series In Line of Duty, a bomb explodes at t... more »he Icon International building in New Orleans while lawyer Jill Clark Nichols is in the top floor boardroom. The thirty-story building goes up in flames and fire departments from all around the area are called in. The firefighters from Newpointe are especially concerned since they know Jill is inside the building. Dan, her husband, rushes in to save her. But as firefighters work to evacuate the upper floors of the building, a second and third bomb explode, causing the lower floors to cave in. Firefighters and civilians are buried beneath the rubble. When the smoke finally clears, a count is taken. Jill narrowly escapes the chaos of the explosions and fire only to find Dan missing. Were the bombs the act of a terrorist, or a scheme coming from a heart of greed? Can Jill's faith carry her through these long days of pain and uncertainty? And will Dan survive this tragedy . . . or sacrifice his life in the line of duty?« less
Attorney Jill Nichols was on the top floor, taking a deposition from CEO Donald Merritt for a case of corpotate stock fraud. Directly below them on the twenty-ninth floor, Merritt's assistant was about to discover the explosive device in time to alert the building-but not to empty it.
Excellent reading. Suspenseful from beginning to end.