How far would you go for unlimited wealth and power?
For Thane Coder, a shot at running one of the richest, most influential corporations in America was an opportunity he couldn't pass up. And with his seductive, savvy wife Jessica showing him the way, his fate was decided.
All it took was a back door, a snowy night, and an old hunting knife to unlock more money than Thane could ever imagine.
After he murders his boss, mentor, and friend James King, Thane and Jessica leap into a life of corporate jets and tropical hideaways, a world of infinite luxury and privilege. But when King's son surfaces with suspicion and revenge on his mind, the Coders' empire begins to crumble.
Once an everyday American couple with a mortgage and weekend soccer games, they're now entering a twisted maze filled with federal agents, the Mafia, a son hell-bent on vengeance, and a relentless, old-fashioned tracker willing to follow this husband and wife to the ends of the earth to take them down.
In Kingdom Come, boardrooms become hunting grounds, handshakes become blood oaths, and even the people you hold closest to you, your family, become suspect. Set against the rugged backdrop of his native upstate New York and the gritty streets of Manhattan, this is Tim Green at his best, writing hard-hitting, vivid prose about how a few deadly sins can lead any one of us down a bloody path.
This is a great read, interesting and diverse characters in a monumental setting of luxury, largesse and elemental savagery. Anything read by Stephen Hoye is, of course, a pleasure and this book is no exception. The retrospective view taken by the author of this tale of greed gone wrong is a unique and innovative approach. I thoroughly enjoyed the book.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful