An accountant's attempt to rectify the books of his father-in-law's company sends him headlong into war with the New York mafia John Carver is too good an accountant not to see the irregularity in his father-in-law's files: three companies, all off shore, with balance sheets that don't match the ones in the official records. Three companies that represent substantial investment by organized crime. When John confronts his father-in-law, George W. Northcote, the old man insists he has control of the situation, and that the firm is about to be extricated from its criminal association. A few days later, George is dead. His father-in-law's creative accounting draws John into a knock-down, drag-out battle with the heads of the Five Families of the New York mafia. The battle moves quickly off the balance sheets and into the realm of flesh, blood, and death, and soon everyone John loves-including his wife and mistress-find themselves in the mob's vengeful crosshairs. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Brian Freemantle including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
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Open Road Media
September 12, 2011
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