Peter S. Fischer is a prolific writer producer with over 25 years experience in network television. Among his many credits is "Murder, She Wrote" which he co-created with the well-known television team of Richard Levinson and William Link. He also served as executive Producer for the first seven years and contributed over 50 scripts. As producer he was the winner of two Golden Globes from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for Best Dramatic Television Series and also received an Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America. A graduate of The Johns Hopkins University, he is the father of three, grandfather of six and currently lives with his wife Lucille in the Monterey Bay area of Central California.
A crowded restaurant in Washington, D.C. A powerful Congressman is lunching with a wealthy contributor who suddenly rises from his chair and shoots the Congressman dead in front of a hundred witnesses. Quietly, he resumes his seat, placing the gun on the table as he awaits the authorities. Thus begins ten days of terror, ten days in which the nation teeters on the brink of anarchy.