“A MASTER OF ‘NERVE-WRACKING TURNS’”—KIRKUS REVIEWSSome of the most powerful people in the world want to kill Michael Nicholas. Only his brother Alex can save him—the problem is that Alex is dead.It’s been almost a year since Alex Nicholas, a Queens-based underworld boss, was gunned down. After... show more
“A MASTER OF ‘NERVE-WRACKING TURNS’”—KIRKUS REVIEWSSome of the most powerful people in the world want to kill Michael Nicholas. Only his brother Alex can save him—the problem is that Alex is dead.It’s been almost a year since Alex Nicholas, a Queens-based underworld boss, was gunned down. After Alex’s brutal murder, Michael inherited not only his brother’s business, but his enemies. Michael is now a key player in a world he once feared. By day, he is the head of a Fortune 500 company. By night, the CEO of Tartarus, one of the world’s largest illegal gambling operations.Before his death, Alex invested heavily in breakthrough artificial intelligence software so that he could live forever. It worked. In his virtual form, Alex can communicate with Michael and monitor information—and people—in ways the NSA would envy.It is Alex who discovers Michael’s life is in danger. He detects plots that reach from the darkest corners of Queens to the highest officials in the Vatican—and they all want Michael dead.Michael is now in a race to save his life, but he is never alone. Alex is there to help him navigate through this maze of life and death. Also protecting Michael from the forces closing in around him is Sindy Steele, a beautiful and lethal bodyguard.How far is Michael willing to go to save his own life and that of his family? Guided only by a familiar face on a computer screen, will the information Alex discovers allow Michael to go from being the hunted to the hunter?E. J. SIMON is the author of the best-selling thriller Death Never Sleeps. He is a noted speaker on business, technology, and writing. He is the former CEO of GMAC Global Relocation Services (a division of GM), and the Managing Director of Douglas Elliman, the largest real estate company in NY. Born and raised in Queens, New York, Simon resides in Connecticut with his wife. He is a world traveler and food enthusiast.