A baffling series of multiple homicides leaves Atlanta's Deputy Chief of Detectives Elaine Jentzen no choice but to call in FBI agent Trace Callahan. Elaine is aware of Trace's reputation for being as ruthless as the killers he tracks -- but she isn't prepared for the immediate and dangerous attraction that ignites between them.
Trace is convinced a serial killer known as the Gamekeeper is behind the deadly sprees. But the evidence begins to point to Trace -- until Elaine discovers a link in the crimes: a computer game. When Elaine logs on, she receives a message:
> Trace will be next to die.
Now the only way Elaine can save Trace is if she plays the game. But not by the Gamekeeper's rules....