Nationwide protection, terrorism, and human rights–these explosive concerns lie on the center of Stephen Frey’s riveting new mystery, a high-octane novel of suspense, revenge, and intrigue.
Dynamic leader monetary officer Michael Rose is calling so as to add a thrilling and ecocnomic new measurement to power conglomerate Trafalgar Industries through the key acquisition of CIS, a world info know-how corporation. yet it’s faraway from a performed deal, because of fierce resistance from CIS, and from yes participants of Trafalgar’s personal board, to Rose’s takeover concept. yet Rose isn’t approximately to sacrifice his most sensible shot on the ranking which could land him within the CEO’s chair. whereas quickly scaling the company ladder, Rose has performed the massive company energy video game expertly adequate to grasp he has the strikes to outmaneuver the competition. yet what Rose doesn’t comprehend is the reality approximately his most recent adversaries at CIS–that they're associated with a company hell-bent on a twisted challenge and are deadly to an individual who stands of their method.
The Order, an ultra-secret shadow executive supplier, was once based via high-level management officers in response to the assassination of President Lincoln. approximately one hundred fifty years later, the crowd used to be galvanized anew by way of the worst act of terror ever perpetrated on American soil–and driven to harmful extremes via the threat of worry . . . and the style of strength. The Order had consistently been sanctioned to control nationwide safety in any respect bills, by way of any and all skill, with out results. yet in the back of the graceful veneer of CIS applied sciences, the fourth and most recent incarnation of The Order not just keeps the last word national surveillance and intelligence-gathering approach, yet conducts formally authorized covert operations rife with torture and murder–all within the identify of freedom. The undertaking can't and won't be jeopardized, whether blameless lives needs to be sacrificed. regrettably Michael Rose doesn’t but notice that his hardball strategies have made him the Order’s no 1 difficult objective, and his penchant for taking part in to win has introduced him unwittingly right into a lethal duel with an enemy extra robust than he can think. In a global the place the rule of thumb is kill or be killed, Rose’s rep for sealing offers may perhaps simply seal his fate.
From the Hardcover edition.