David Norton is used to being in control. As a best-selling author, he decides the fate of his characters; his heroes, his villains, their lives and deaths. But what happens when his fictional world becomes all too real' When David arrives in an idyllic Mediterranean island for a conference, his fiancee receives a strange call and jumps to her death from their hotel balcony. As he begins piecing answers together, people start inexplicably committing suicide all around him. Now David has become the reluctant hero of his own living story, and this time he has no idea how it will end.