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Power Play
Joseph Finder
Clare Alexander
Classification : Thriller, Crime & Mystery
Pub Date : Mar 01, 2008
Imprint : Headline
Page Extent : 448
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780755342075
Price : 450

About the book

POWER PLAY is the explosive new novel from Joseph Finder, the CEO of the corporate thriller - reminiscent of the film DIE HARD, this novel is a breathless, near real-time action, high-stakes adventure that you won't want to stop reading.

Jake Landry is a junior executive at the Hammond Aerospace corporation - a steady, modest and taciturn man with a gift for keeping his head down, Jake also has a turbulent past that he would rather forget.
Ordered to fill in for his boss at the annual company retreat, Jake is out of his element, surrounded by the arrogant, swaggering men who run the company and his only distraction is the CEO's special assistant - his ex-girlfriend.
Then a group of local hunters crash the opening-night festivities. Soon the executives of the billion-dollar company are cut off from the rest of the world, trapped by men who have guns and a cunning plan to steal a vast fortune.
But the hostage-takers aren't who they appear to be, and neither is Jake Landry.
The only question is who is going to win the power play?


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Joseph Finder
In addition to fiction, Finder continues to write extensively on espionage and international affairs relations for THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE WASHINGTON POST, and THE NEW REPUBLIC. He lives in Boston wit...(+)
Clare Alexander