Cambridge House Press, 2010 (2010)
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Reviewed by Mary Ann Smyth
ichael Hayes is living the good life - with a high end career in high end realty, a high end house, and a gorgeous wife and daughter, as well as his eleven-year-old son Dylan. Life is good, even though his marriage could be a little more stable.
he looked-for stability flies out the window after Dylan is kidnapped and murdered. Michael's life falls apart. His wife divorces him – no surprise there. His energy now revolves around discovering who was responsible for Dylan's death. Was it the neighbor's son? Or maybe a Japanese mafia member who felt Michael had done him wrong and wants him to suffer? Or was it a drug related crime?
he local police wish they knew, in order to get Michael - and his daily phone calls - off their backs.
takes its readers from New York to Japan and to the West Coast of the United States in a meticulously plotted story. If you've ever wondered how real estate tycoons operate - or had illusions of being one yourself - this novel provides an education.
his is the author's first book. He has thirty plus years' experience as a real estate investment banker so he knows of what he writes. His driven character Michael Hayes could have easily been taken from real life.
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