During an undercover weapons operation, Det. Danny Sinofsky loses his sight. He also suffers a stroke caused by a pre-vious head injury. Danny survives the shootout, but it looks like he may have permanently lost his vision.

Martha Crowe is a mobility instructor who is about to work with her old high-school classmate. While Danny was a star, Martha was the plain "Scare Crowe" everyone teased. But her blunt manner is the jolt that Danny needs, whether he admits it or not. Then a killer makes another attempt on Danny's life, and this time Martha is the witness. For both their sakes, they need to disappear until the killer is stopped.

Solomon is back with a new thriller that is both riveting and emotionally intense. Her protagonists are stubborn and determined, which can be both a blessing and a curse. (Feb., 400 pp., $6.50)
Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith