Tor, Feb 2005, 6.99, 388 pp.
Special Agent in Charge Tessa Camen is guarding the President of the United States (POTUS) when assassins attack. Tessa saves Madam President from the first assault, getting her out of Jefferson Central High School, but the coordination with her team fails and she is alone. She gets POTUS to the car, but instead of one of her men as the driver, a killer draws a gun. Tessa leaps in front of POTUS t...