Warner Books, Inc.
Date: April 2003
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Cain is a self-made Texas software developer with a successful business,
a happy marriage and a circle of good friends. This is all threatened
when Latino Taro Luquin arrives in his life and extorts millions
is to funnel money in such a way that no one will suspect anything.
If Cain refuses or reveals this extortion, Luquin will kill off
some of Cain's loved ones and friends. To prove his point, Luquin
kills Cain's best friend and his chief assistant in a particularly
refuses to submit and secretly hires Garcia Burden, an ex-CIA counter-terrorism
expert. With the assistance of a crew and much technical help, Burden
is able to locate Luquin and his vicious group. It is a race against
time to save Cain's business, his fortune and his family.
methods of the terrorist, Luquin, to underline his demands are gruesome
and graphic, not for any reader with a weak stomach. The suspense
is constant, escalating as the team begins to gain in its fight
against evil. The atmosphere of terror and frustration is very real.
As timely as today's headlines, this story of extortion and terrorism
is chilling in its implications.