Blindsided by fate and fear both Kirsten North and Flora Zhang will connect in ways that will take both down many dark paths. A voice on her phone telling her that her husband is dead but who was it using Henry’s phone and was thus the truth. From this point on Kirsten’d life would never be the same and her actions-and thoughts might not only destroy her but others too. She is a freelance researcher and Henry was a software consultant specializing in software security and preventing his clients from being hacked. The phone call from a non-distinct voice tells her Henry was shot in Austin but she thought he was in New York. Flora Zhang works for several upscale charities and organizations and cannot understand why anyone would want to kill her husband who was a successful businessman who was great at starting Tech companies. Flora has one goal in mind and that’s to spend Adam’s money. Her only love is her son Morgan and the two people that offer her help caring for him you get a cold feeling whenever they are around. Headstrong and thinking the voice on the phone was the killer, Kirsten gets a flight yon Austin to find the answer and reasons Henry was there. But not far and on the same plane is someone who has her marked for death. A hired killer out to stop her before the she uncovers a plot that will take her to Henry’s office, downloading his files and learning secrets that might not only get her killed but others too. Flora and Kirsten both are adversaries and each one thinks the others husband killed the other one until something changes. Dealing with detective Bard Flora learns she up against and adversary as we meet Teddy her cousin and his wife Taylor and Kristen joins forces with foster brother Zach.
Things get tense between Kirsten and Flora each one with their own agendas and both casting doubt about the others innocence. Digging into the pasts of both Adam and Henry we learn about their investments and how they each became involved in their jobs and creating their companies. Someone was pulling the strings but who and who offered Henry the job to dig into what Flora was up to? Henry needed money Adam Zhang ran a profitable company and Flora gets shares. Was he in business with Adam and would Adman make sure that he had some advantages? Adams could not help himself and he needed more leverage its al about power.
Every businessperson worries that they are going to hacked and Adam Zhang found that There might be valuable but is there something underlying the truth about what happened to him, and Adam and Kirsten watch the media at large and Adam’s murder aw the lead story and this was vital. If she interviewed or involvement she might be next and she wanted little to do with the press. Melina Alari had something to say about Adam that was unsettling and was she involved with his death? Someone is following Justin and watching her every move. She watched watch Zach end his call and was he on her side or is there something that she does not know about her foster brother? Emails, surveillance reports and computer analysis from Henry the information was finally coming in but what did Kirsten learn and what about Flora why does she think that somehow she was responsible for Adam’s death?
The man who wanted her dead was taken in and this handler ordered her death, but will Flora and Kirsten learn what they need before it’s too late? What about Teddy Chao and Melinda Alarai and Shawn Adam’s partner? Who was not what they appeared to be and why?
Author Jeff Abbott weaves a complex plot with many subplots and characters that are strong, have individual personalities and their own agendas when dealing with the result: WHO KILLED BOTH MEN? You won’t believe the truth and how it flashes back to someone’s past and intertwines in the present. Why was Henry lured into the Warehouse and why was Adam there too? There were offers of additional compensation as Kirsten questioned someone? There was coverups, there is someone that wanted it all and wanted Adam to sell out to him? Flora is tough and when she confronts someone she thought she could trust what happens will shock readers/ A company named Fortunato how does it come into play? The final reveal as to who and why these men were killed allows readers to know that this is just the beginning and there might be more to come. Who exactly is the man who wanted to take out both widows? Who was the person that hired him and why? What happens when someone learns his fate? An ending that will give you the chills and an author that created a friendship between two adversaries will that last? A must read! Watch out before you dare to try and ambush widows!
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