A careful, methodical young data analyst for a California insurance company, John Walker knows when people will marry, at what age they will most likely have children, and when they will die. All signs point to a long successful career?until Max Stillman, a gruff security consultant, appears without warning at the office. It seems a colleague with whom Walker once had an affair has disappeared after paying a very large death benefit to an impostor. Stillman wants to find and convict her; Walker is convinced the woman is innocent. Now Walker teams up with Stillman on an urgent north-by-northeast race? relentlessly leading to a pay-off that just might shock the life out of him. . . .
"Compelling . . . A labyrinthine tale of murder [and] conspiracy."
-People (page-turner of the week) "MASTERFUL . . . INSURANCE HASN'T BEEN THIS INTERESTING SINCE JAMES M. CAIN WROTE DOUBLE INDEMNITY."
-The Baltimore Sun
"FAST-PACED . . . A TOTALLY ENVELOPING READ . . . [that] relies on the wits of the characters rather than the hightech gadgetry."
-The Denver Post
"RELENTLESS ACTION, SEVERAL INTRIGUING CHARACTERS, AND A WILD, SURPRISING FINALE."
-St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st November 2001
Publisher: IVY BOOKS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.5 x 10.7
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1