In thrilling fashion, this artfully woven blend of fictitious newspaper headlines gives the reader a look into the life of the victim behind the story. A reporter travels to Pakistan hoping to interview Al-Queda leaders. Has she entered a world where angels fear to tread? The body of a young woman was discovered in her parentsa North Port, Florida, home. All clues in the brutal murder point to a law professor from Washington, D.C. A heroin addict on the streets of Philly dances with the devil. In her Manhattan home, the widow of a diamond-industry mogul relives the agony and ecstasy of her life, and on the night of her death experiences a welcome visitation. Atlanta investment bankers disappear while on a business trip to Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. An international domino effect ensues. December 21, 2012, millions of people on earth vanish. Is it rapture or ruse?