Five people, all trapped in a five-star hotel doing the bidding of an anonymous host. Threats of blackmail, physical harm to family and promises of success keep these five participating in a deadly game. The five are key figures in the journalism world; different levels but nonetheless, important in their own right. Toss in some secret agencies, a hostile take-over by men in ski masks and suits and you have the beginning of one roller coaster thriller ride. Not everyone gets to leave alive!
Trust does not come easy but the ticking clock helps to build some bonds while exposing others. There is more going on than meets the eye!
A cleverly crafted thriller, David Pyle, takes his readers deep into the underbelly of terrorism, greed and secrecy. Nothing is left to chance, each step a character takes is choreographed with precision, each word has a meaning … Pyle has woven an engrossing book that prevents the reader from putting it down. A long but exciting read. There is not a dull moment – if there’s no action going on, then there is intrigue that begs full disclosure.
The characters are well developed and from the first moment you don’t know who to trust but Pyle leads you to the truth. The characters are perfectly constructed fitting expertly into the story. Each step of the storyline and character involvement is thorough and intensely intriguing.
A must read for all lovers of thrillers and mysteries.
Pyle has a true knack for laying the groundwork for long, detailed and intense thrillers. WordsAPlenty gives this book a five-star rating for suspense and uniqueness.
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