Lauren Heller is attacked while out to dinner with her husband, Roger. When she wakes up in the hospital, Roger has vanished.
Nick Heller is Roger's brother. He's a former Special Forces member and although he hasn't spoken to his brother in years, he agrees to help because he's fond of Lauren and her teen age son, Gabe.
Roger is a financial officer in a corporation. He bears the guilt of his father's crime. His and Nick's father is in prison for securities fraud and insider trading.
Lauren tells Nick that Roger has found some corruption but wouldn't say what it is. She thinks that he's been kidnapped.
As Nick searches, he finds a connection to a corporation similair to Blackwater who provides mercenaries and private security in places like Afghanistan and Iraq. They also use bribery as a way to get permission for their business.
As Nick comes up agains these military types there is plenty of action and Nick reminds me of Lee Child's character, Jack Reacher.
I look forward to the next story with Nick Heller and found this book entertaining and with good character development with a nice plot twist.