Ground Zero by Bonnie Ramthun
Series: Eileen Reed Mystery, Book 1.
Approx. 112,510 words.
Published on May 4, 2011.
A suspicious murder leads two female detectives--one a local homicide cop, the other a CIA analyst--into a world of intrigue in this espionage thriller. The action leads from D.C. to Colorado Springs to the Middle East and the wilds of Russia and involves a terrorist who plans to deceive the U.S. and Russia into a nuclear war that will leave him emperor of a worldwide Islamic regime.