For veteran Wall Street advisor Mac McGregor, it is the worst of times. A plunging stock market, a global panic, and white-knuckled clients create a trifecta of agony. Against this backdrop of guaranteed sleepless nights, McGregor receives a bizarre request from an old friend. Sam Golden, who was the head of the SEC in the Clinton administration, now leads the new president’s transition team, and his ambitious mission is to clean up Wall Street.
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Golden’s first target is Jeremy Lyons, a former colleague of McGregor’s and a hedge fund manager who plays by his own rules. With no physical or electronic footprint to guide them, can Mac and Sam somehow locate a billionaire who does not want to be found?
What begins as an intellectual challenge for McGregor morphs into a deadly chess match where financial espionage, torture, and perhaps murder are all weapons in Lyons’s arsenal. As the FBI joins the hunt, the cunning Lyons always seems to be one step ahead. And now he’s headed for McGregor!