Every reporter dreams of the story that will take his or her
career out of the local news media and into the national media.
However, most do not anticipate actually being an integral part of
that story. In STANDOFF, Sandra Brown's latest novel, Tiel McCoy
does just that.
Tiel is an ambitious television news reporter for a local southwest
station. She is taking some much needed, but forced, vacation,
driving through New Mexico to a mountain resort. As usual, she has
the radio tuned to an all news station when she hears that the
teenage daughter of a Texas millionaire has been kidnapped by her