This novella is a gripping narrative!Â And, it packs an emotional punch. They call Thomas Steel, "Easy," for his toughness under pressure.Â According to those who know him well, he is so easy goingÂ he is almost horizontal even when defusing a live bomb.Â One day, he and his team of elite explosive ordnance disposal experts of the New York State Police areÂ called to an incident in front of City Hall. A woman is standing outside with a bomb strapped to her chest. The bomber has one demand: Only Thomas Steel is allowed to disable the bomb. If anyone else tries, he would kill the woman. As he approaches her, Easy discovers that she is the most important person in his life.Â And, as he studies the bomb, he discovers that it is especially cruel.Â Who is the bomber?Â Why? And, will they make it out alive?