Out of the crucible of terrorism has come a long list of best-selling, award-winning and long-remembered novels. Until now, none encapsulates the power and drama of United States Military Women. This novel captures the ill-fated post 911 climate and the reality of more to come through a culmination of deceit and treason. When terrorist take to the slopes during the 2003 Brotherhood of Skiers, Black Ski Summit at Whistler, BC—via Canada’s relaxed border security a hail of gunfire and passions erupt. For Colonel English, a "wartime" soldier hardened by Desert Storm, the implementation of the new ‘Homeland Security Supplemental Act’s ‘Shadow Team’ is the chance to prove herself capable to the generation of her male counterparts with her ingenuity and high standards in accomplishing the capture of key terrorist; weeding out sleeping cells, and paralyzing active ones. For CIA Agent Watson, unfolding events give him pause to reflect on the underlying reason for the death of his co-worker and brother in-law and the fate of his missing sister. To compound matters, he encounters mystery woman Shebra, whose renegade actions make him question if she’s friend or foe. His questions mount along with his desire for the masked espionage queen.