The nation is stunned silent when presidential hopeful James Kilcannon is shot dead point blank, while sharing the stage at a benefit concert with his rock star girlfriend Stacy Tarrant.
Fiercely independent attorney Tony Lord defends the assassin in a sensational trial that erupts into the media event of the decade.
But the most shocking gambit ever witnessed in the history of television has yet to unfold.
As America watches, a mysterious and ruthless figure known only as Phoenix takes to the airwaves in the ultimate act of high-tech terror.
Holding the wife of a wealthy newspaper mogul and Stacy's manager hostage, Phoenix mounts a televised trial of his own - in which Stacy Tarrant and Tony Lord are the helpless defendants, millions of viewers are jurors, and - unless his chilling demands are met - Phoenix is the unstoppable executioner...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 04/08/1994
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099374015