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The Directive

The Directive

A Novel

The author of the national bestseller The 500 returns with a pulse-pounding new thriller–the story of two brothers, billions of dollars, and the heist of a lifetime.

After escaping the corrupt back rooms of Washington, DC, Mike Ford is again playing a dangerous game–and this time the stakes are even higher.

Mike’s brother is in over his head in a powerful conspiracy to steal a secret worth billions from the rarely understood, vitally important trading desk at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Trying to bail his brother out, Mike quickly finds himself playing a dangerous game, trapped into planning the heist himself, forced to call on all the skills of his criminal past in order to escape.

In this sharp, fast-paced sequel to The 500, Mike Ford again stars as the cunning and courageous former con man with a big heart, and Matthew Quirk confirms that he is one of the most exciting thriller writers at work today.

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Genre: Mystery & Thriller / Fiction / Thrillers / Crime

On Sale: May 27th 2014

Price: $9.99 / $12.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 368

ISBN-13: 9780316198653

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Praise

"Solidly researched, with elements of a technothriller, this is a nonstop, heart-pounding ride in which moral blacks and whites turn gray in 'the efficient alignment of power and interests' that is big-time politics. Quirk has another high-powered hit on his hands."
Booklist (Starred Review)

Praise for THE 500:

"Gripping...the action never lets up for a second, and the pages cannot be turned fast enough."—Associated Press

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