With an escaped murderer rumored to be hiding on a small college campus, student journalist Allison Rose accepts a dangerous offer—an exclusive interview with the killer. He wants his side of the story told. She wants to expose the school administration’s disregard for student safety. Following a text-message negotiation, she heads to a secret meeting. There, her careful safeguards quickly fall away, and Allison finds herself embroiled in a game of wits with a twisted but brilliant mind. As the hours of a stormy night roll past, Allison is forced to traverse a grim labyrinth of traps and terrors and to confront her own secrets even as she unravels the truth of her assailant’s identity. A new short thriller from the author of Blood Hunter and Midnight Eyes.