Format: Audio Book (CD)
Dimensions: 5.12 × 5.91 × 0.39 in
Published: June 5, 2012
Publisher: Hachette Audio
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1611132258
ISBN - 13: 9781611132250
About the Book
Combining the best elements of political intrigue and heart-stopping action, "The 500" calls to mind classic thrillers like "The Firm" and "Presumed Innocent." In Mike Ford, listeners will discover a new hero who learns the hard way that the higher the climb, the harder--and deadlier--the fall.
From the Publisher
A gripping thriller debut, set deep in the heart of the
world''s most powerful political arena
A year ago, fresh out of Harvard Law School, Mike Ford landed his
dream job at the Davies Group, Washington''s most powerful
consulting firm. Now, he''s staring down the barrel of a gun,
pursued by two of the world''s most dangerous men. To get out,
he''ll have to do all the things he thought he''d never do again:
lie, cheat, steal-and this time, maybe even kill.
Mike grew up in a world of small-stakes con men, learning lessons
at his father''s knee. His hard-won success in college and law
school was his ticket out. As the Davies Group''s rising star, he
rubs shoulders with "The 500," the elite men and women who really
run Washington -- and the world. But peddling influence, he soon
learns, is familiar work: even with a pedigree, a con is still a
Combining the best elements of political intrigue and
heart-stopping action, THE 500 is an explosive debut, one that
calls to mind classic thrillers like The Firm and
Presumed Innocent. In Mike Ford, listeners will discover a
new hero who learns that the higher the climb, the harder -- and
deadlier -- the fall.
About the Author
Matthew Quirk studied history and literature at Harvard College.
After graduation, he joined The Atlantic and spent five
years at the magazine reporting on a variety of subjects including
crimes, private military contractors, the opium trade, terrorism
prosecutions, and international gangs. He lives in Washington D.C.