Everything to Lose: A Novel
A determined, (down on her luck,) mother caring for her handicapped son becomes entangled in a murderous conspiracy to keep a twenty year old secret buried in this blistering thriller, set during the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, from Andrew Gross, the New York Times bestselling author of... show more
A determined, (down on her luck,) mother caring for her handicapped son becomes entangled in a murderous conspiracy to keep a twenty year old secret buried in this blistering thriller, set during the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, from Andrew Gross, the New York Times bestselling author of 15 Seconds and No Way Back.While driving along a suburban back road, Hilary Blum, who's just lost her job and whose deadbeat husband has left her alone to care for her son with Asperger's, witnesses a freakish accident. A car ahead of her careens down a hill and slams into a tree. Stopping to help, she discovers the driver dead—and a satchel stuffed with a half a million dollars.That money could prevent her family's ruin and keep her special needs son in school. In an instant, this honest, achieving woman who has always done the responsible thing makes a decision that puts her in the center of maelstrom of dark consequences and life-threatening recriminations—a terrifying scheme involving a twenty-year-old murder, an old woman who's life has been washed out to sea, and a powerful figure bent to keep the secret that can destroy him hidden.With everything to lose, everything she loves, Hilary connects to a determined cop from Staten Island, reeling from the disaster of Sandy, to bring down an enemy who will stop at nothing to keep what that money was meant to silence, still buried.
Publish date: 2014-04-22
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
By Andrew Gross ISBN:0061656003 Publisher: William Morrow Publication Date: 4/22/2014 Format: Audio My Rating: 4 Stars Everything to Lose by Andrew Gross is a fast-paced, complex, suspense thriller, a conspiracy, with dark buried secrets, and murder for an intense ride! Set in the aftermath...
What would you do if you found a half million dollars, hid the money, laundered the money, and then found out that it was money that someone would kill for to get it back? Hilary was being a good Samaritan when she stopped to help at the scene of an accident, but what she didn't know was that the a...