High finance meets low crime in this scorching new thriller for John Grisham fans.Brutal double-killing in the first chapter propels you straight into this heart-racing novel to follow satisfying plot twists at every turn.Key backlist titles, The Havana Room and Manhattan Nocturne have been re-jacketed with a companion city-thriller look.
Colin Harrison is the deputy editor of Harper's magazine. He lives with his wife, novelist Kathryn Harrison, in Brooklyn, USA
Set in New York City, this edgy thriller from Harrison (The Havana Room) showcases his extraordinary storytelling ability. Jin Li has been running a scam on Tom Reilly and his company, Good Pharma, by stealing information under the cover of a paper-shredding operation. She then passes it on to her brother, Chen, who uses it to make stock trades. Under pressure from a ruthless billionaire investor who stands to lose his fortune if Good Pharma fails, Reilly asks a shady underling to deal with the leak, resulting in the horrible murder of two of Li's Mexican employees. Li escapes and goes on the run. Li's former boyfriend, Ray Grant, is caught in the middle, hounded by Chen and the minions of Good Pharma, both of whom believe he knows Li's whereabouts. With the help of his dying father, a former cop, Grant must find Li or face the consequences. The action builds to a deeply satisfying conclusion involving a sadistic kidnapper and a stock market power play across two continents. (Apr.) Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.
'No-one delivers a sharper thriller than the superb Colin Harrison' Mail on Sunday 'Thrillers don't come much more thrilling, or more ingenious, than this' Guardian 'A chilling, high-speed roller coaster of a ride that doubles as a sardonic sightseeing tour of the seamier side of New York City' New York Times 'Brutally effective ... Start reading this book and prepare to cancel all other plans' Entertainment Weekly
Ray Grant is out to find beautiful ex-girlfriend Jin-Li, on the run after scheming to steal information from some important New Yorkers. Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.