Synopses & Reviews
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bestselling author of the Prey novels gives suspense an ingenious twist as he takes readers into the mind games of two irresistible con artists plotting the perfect sting…
Kidd is a computer whiz, artist, and professional criminal. LuEllen is his lover, and his favorite partner in crime. Their playing field in on the cutting edge of high-tech corporate warfare. This time they’ve been hired by a defense industry corporation to destroy its business rival through computer sabotage. If Kidd and LuEllen can pull it off, they’ll reap millions. It’s the sting of a lifetime. One false move and it’s a lifetime sentence. As the takedown unfolds, everything goes according to plan. But their string of successes turns into a noose when the ultimate con artists find themselves on the wrong end of the ultimate con…
“Fast-paced action, high-intellect puzzle-solving, dandy characters…If you start guessing outcomes, you are fooled.”Minneapolis Star and Tribune
“Crime fiction doesn’t have nearly enough droll master thieves like Kidd and his stunning partner in righteous crime, LuEllen.” The Los Angeles Times
“John Sandford grabs you by the throat and never lets go."Robert B. Parker
“Gripping, ultramodern…fast-paced and suspenseful.” Chicago Tribune
“John Sandford has created the kind of trimmed-to-the-bone thriller that hard to put it down.” Chicago Tribune
"John Sandford has no peers.” Associated Press
Con artist Kidd and his partner-in-crime are about to pull off the perfect sting-until they find themselves on the wrong end of the ultimate con.
Corporate con games from the #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING author.
On the cutting edge of high-tech corporate warfare, two state-of-the-art con artists find the noose tightening--when their ultimate con turns against them.
Kidd and LuEllen, the irresistible con artists from The Empress File, return. This time, their playing field is on the cutting edge of high-tech corporate warfare. Their job--a technological takedown of a defense industry corporation. But their string of successes turns into a noose when the ultimate con artists get conned. Reprint.
About the Author
John Sandford is the pseudonym of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. He is the author of the Prey novels, the Kidd novels, the Virgil Flowers novels, The Night Crew, and Dead Watch. He lives in New Mexico.