From the Publisher:
Joining the campaign of a charismatic congresswoman, young Erin Hartsock arrives in Washinton, D.C., filled with idealism and ambition. But her enthusiasm dissolves into terror when the campaign takes a malevolent turn. Someone... something... has begun threatening Erin and her colleagues. First come the strange fires, then a seemingly accidental death. As the election nears, Erin fears that she just may be a murderer's next candidate.
Barbara Michaels: Smoke and Mirrors. HarperTorch, ISBN 0380820048 (February, 2002), 384 p., $7.50