Introduction: By Cameron Curtis

Breed is on vacation in Arles, France, when he sees a group of men open fire on a car. In the gun battle that ensues, a young girl escapes from the vehicle and runs for her life. Breed pulls her to safety. Her name is Julia, and she was abducted by the gang in the car. They forcibly addicted her to heroin and used her as a sex slave.

The slavers want to recapture Julia, and it soon becomes clear that the anonymous men who fired on the car want her dead. Breed is determined to keep Julia alive, but to do that, he’ll need to figure out who is after her and why.

On the run, outnumbered and outgunned, he calls for help from his friends: CIA Deputy Director Anya Stein, Delta Force veteran Ken Takigawa, and cowgirl sharpshooter Heth Crockett.

From Arles to Seville in Spain, Breed fights to keep Julia alive. The chase leads to a deadly showdown on the blood-soaked sand of La Maestranza, Seville’s great bullring.

Excerpt from Chapter 5

I step into the corridor and walk to Rincón’s door. The air smells of air conditioning and freshly steam-cleaned carpet. I swipe the key card and let myself in.

My room’s nice, but Rincón’s is palatial. It’s a corner suite, with picture windows along both walls of the sitting room. One window overlooks the Rhône, the other overlooks the amphitheater. Against the night lights of Arles, the Roman structure shines brightly.

I cast my eye around the room. There’s a long, cushy sofa with matching side chairs. The coffee and side tables are modern, with clear glass set in shiny metal frames. There’s a dining table to the right, set for four.