After ambitious and brilliant Washington attorney Beth Convey suffers a heart attack during a high-profile trial, a transplant saves her life. When she recovers, she is shocked to find she has received more than just a new heart. She has remarkable new abilities and tastes, and most disturbingly of all, vivid dreams of terrifying violence.
Desperate to find the truth behind her new self, Beth embarks on a search for the unknown donor and soon joins forces with Jeff Hammond, a disgraced former FBI agent. Now a prize-winning investigative journalist for the 'Washington Post', he is on the trail of a Soviet defector who has gone missing in the Washington area. Meanwhile, in the department of Justice, three frantic officials are secretly trying to find the mole who has compromised American intelligence.
A fast-paced espionage thriller of passion and treachery, 'Mesmerized' takes the reader on the rollercoaster ride of a lifetime: through the FBI's corridors of power and the dangerous streets of the new Moscow to the final, devastating showdown at the home of American democracy itself.