Veterinarian Clare Delaney is in Africa, relocating fourteen sedated African Wild Dogs to a protected habitat. When their convoy is set upon by poachers, Clare is taken hostage. Now she’s in the middle of God knows where with five vicious criminals who have no desire to protect the life of an unwanted prisoner.
Viktoria Morfit has built herself a safe, convincing life in her Manhattan apartment following a tragedy in her life five years before. Her latest project is to attract a pair of peregrine falcons to the nestbox she’s installed on the ledge of her highrise apartment, giving her back a little bit of the nature she misses so much since she quit rockclimbing.