A better than average Lindsey thriller!
A computer tycoon has been kidnapped, and the world doesn't know it. If he doesn't keep silent, all of the people close to him will be killed.
If you've never read David Lindsey, you're in for a treat--he's unique, and his plots are uniquely terrifying. He has a knack for making you feel like all these awful things are happening to YOU. Try this one and see what happens!
This is an usual mystery. The hero is sort of taken as a hostage but not on a physical sense. It moves along at a decent pace. I enjoyed it myself
This was my first time to read a book by David Lindsey, but I can say for sure it will not be my last. Fast paced, suspenseful thriller. I was hooked from the beginning and couldn't put it down.
Different, disturbing, keeps you interested.
Wow...great book. A team of vicious killers, a team of vicious killer hunters, a multi-millionaire caught in the middle and a solid plotline that you hope can never happen here but wonder if it already has...or how many times.
Good story. Interesting twists throughout.
its the perfect kidnapping, and the perdect marriage between crime and terrorism, the criminals have no chance of being caught, and their target has nno choice but to pay the ransom/
"It's the perfect kidnapping -- and the perfect marriage between crime and terrorism. The criminals have no chance of being caught and their target has no chance but to pay an unthinkable ransom. There's no way out. And no hope. Until an ordinary man decides not to be terrorized, not to become the perfect victim .."
Titus Cain is the founder and sole owner of CaiText, an Austin, Texas, company providing software for the biomedical engineering research world. In just twelve years, he brought his company to the forefront as the leading software provider to laser applications, specifically medical research, all over the world. He's become quite wealthy, but runs the company well...all employees like his style and him (this is obviously fiction!).
Cayetano Luquin Becerra (Tano for short) is a terrorist who has honed his skills very well. He's into kidnapping CEOs from around the world to amass a fortunate to create some kind of havoc. He `kidnaps' Titus (his fifth CEO), but doesn't take him away. He's to live life according to Tano's specific rules while obtaining the `ransom', a mere $64,000,000, about quarter of CaiText's worth. The catch is that if Titus doesn't follow each instruction explicitly, people (any relative, friend, associate or distant cousin) will start dieing. To prove his point, Tano shoots both of Titus' dogs right in front of Titus. And, of course, Titus must never ever contact the police, FBI, or CIA. Even years down the road, Tano threatens to kill again to remind Titus of his indiscretion.
The story proceeds to tell us who Titus contacts, the help he gets, and who gets killed after each alleged misstep by Titus. The twists and turns are numerous. You're never quite sure what other new plot change the author could come up with next. It was hard to put this book down, but every so often I had to go exercise, eat or sleep.