An electrifying thriller debut set in modern China, in a world of artists, paranoid revolutionaries and government conspiracies...First she tried to start over. Now she's just trying to survive. ON HER OWN Ellie Cooper's tour of duty in Iraq left her with a damaged leg, a faithless husband, and a desperate need to get away. In Beijing, she falls for charismatic Chinese artist Lao Zhang but, after the arrival of a mysterious guest, he disappears...ON THE RUN Her cheating husband, Trey, tracks her down to demand a divorce. But far more disturbing are the Chinese and American agents who begin to hound Ellie for Lao Zhang's whereabouts. AND A LONG WAY FROM HOME When things suddenly turn threatening, Ellie turns fugitive, convinced there's a hidden agenda - one that involves something she should never have seen in Iraq - something that could get her killed.