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More informationThe whole thing couldn't have taken more than sixty seconds.
Bailey hung on to the counter, dazed. If she let go, she'd collapse---and the twitching fingers of one of the gunmen would pull a trigger. The rest of her group huddled in frozen shock.
Dear God, tell me this is a dream ...
The shooter's teeth clenched. 'Anybody who moves is dead.'
On a beautiful Saturday morning the nationally read 'Scenes and Beans' bloggers gather at Java Joint for a special celebration. Chaos erupts when three gunmen burst in and take them all hostage. One person is shot and dumped outside.
Police Chief Vince Edwards must negotiate with the desperate trio. The gunmen insist on communicating through the 'comments' section of the blog---so all the world can hear their story. What they demand, Vince can't possibly provide. But if he doesn't, over a dozen beloved Kanner Lake citizens will die ...