Nationwide protection, terrorism, and human rights–these explosive matters 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 asking so as to add a thrilling and ecocnomic new size to power conglomerate Trafalgar Industries through the main 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 convinced individuals of Trafalgar’s personal board, to Rose’s takeover notion. yet Rose isn’t approximately to sacrifice his most sensible shot on the rating which could land him within the CEO’s chair. whereas quickly scaling the company ladder, Rose has performed the large company energy video game expertly sufficient to grasp he has the strikes to outmaneuver the competition. yet what Rose doesn’t be aware of is the reality approximately his most recent adversaries at CIS–that they're associated with a firm hell-bent on a twisted undertaking and are deadly to an individual who stands of their manner.
The Order, an ultra-secret shadow govt employer, was once based through high-level management officers in response to the assassination of President Lincoln. approximately a hundred and fifty years later, the crowd was once galvanized anew through the worst act of terror ever perpetrated on American soil–and driven to harmful extremes by means of the threat of worry . . . and the flavor of energy. The Order had constantly been sanctioned to regulate nationwide safeguard in any respect expenditures, through any and all capacity, with no outcomes. yet at the back of the smooth veneer of CIS applied sciences, the fourth and most modern incarnation of The Order not just continues the final word national surveillance and intelligence-gathering procedure, yet conducts formally approved covert operations rife with torture and murder–all within the identify of freedom. The venture can't and won't be jeopardized, whether blameless lives has to be sacrificed. regrettably Michael Rose doesn’t but become aware of that his hardball strategies have made him the Order’s number 1 challenging goal, and his penchant for enjoying 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 could simply seal his fate.
From the Hardcover edition.