Leverage in Death - In Death, Book 47 Author:J. D. Robb For the airline executives finalizing a long-rumored merger that would make news in the business world, the 9:00 A.M.meeting would be a major milestone. But after marketing VP Paul Rogan walked into the plush conference room strapped with explosives, the headlines told a tale of death and destruction instead. — It doesn't take long ... more »for Eve Dallas to confirm that Rogan, a dedicated employee and family man, was cruelly coerced into setting off the bomb. He was motivated only by a panicked, desperate need to save his wife and daughter from the two masked men holding them hostage - even if it meant committing suicide and mass murder. But what was the motive of the two masked men, who are now in the wind?
The police invertigation reveals months of intricate planning on the perpetrators' part. But the targeting appears ramdom - and the timing seems pointless. Despite the chaos and bad publicity, blowing up one meeting isn't going to put the brakes on the merger. All it has accomplished is shattering a lot of innocent lives.
With the help of her billionaire husband, Roarke - who knows finance and has friends in both high and low places - Eve must untangle the reason for an inexplicable act of terror, look at suspects inside and outside both corporations, and determine whether the root of this crime lies in simple sabotage or something far more complex and twisted.« less