Nationwide safety, 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 asking so as to add a thrilling and ecocnomic new size to strength conglomerate Trafalgar Industries through the most important acquisition of CIS, a world details expertise corporation. yet it’s faraway from a performed deal, due to fierce resistance from CIS, and from definite individuals of Trafalgar’s personal board, to Rose’s takeover idea. yet Rose isn’t approximately to sacrifice his top shot on the ranking which can land him within the CEO’s chair. whereas quickly scaling the company ladder, Rose has performed the massive enterprise energy video game expertly adequate to understand he has the strikes to outmaneuver the competition. yet what Rose doesn’t be aware of is the reality approximately his most modern adversaries at CIS–that they're associated with a firm hell-bent on a twisted venture and are deadly to somebody who stands of their method.
The Order, an ultra-secret shadow govt organisation, used to be based via high-level management officers in response to the assassination of President Lincoln. approximately a hundred and fifty years later, the gang was once galvanized anew by means of the worst act of terror ever perpetrated on American soil–and driven to risky extremes by means of the threat of worry . . . and the flavor of energy. The Order had continually been sanctioned to regulate nationwide safety in any respect expenditures, through any and all potential, with no outcomes. yet at the back of the graceful veneer of CIS applied sciences, the fourth and latest incarnation of The Order not just keeps the final word national surveillance and intelligence-gathering procedure, yet conducts formally authorized covert operations rife with torture and murder–all within the identify of freedom. The project can't and won't be jeopardized, whether blameless lives has to be sacrificed. regrettably Michael Rose doesn’t but observe that his hardball strategies have made him the Order’s #1 tough aim, and his penchant for enjoying to win has introduced him unwittingly right into a lethal duel with an enemy extra strong than he can think. In an international the place the rule of thumb is kill or be killed, Rose’s rep for sealing offers may simply seal his fate.
From the Hardcover edition.