By Michael Crichton
(Ballantine Books, Mass Market Paperback, 9780345503107, 416pp.)
Publication Date: January 29, 2008
During the grand opening celebration of the new American headquarters of an immense Japanese conglomerate, the dead body of a beautiful woman is found. The investigation begins, and immediately becomes a headlong chase through a twisting maze of industrial intrigue and a violent business battle that takes no prisoners.