A King's Ransom

A King's Ransom

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Two years out of law school, Nick Rey is already on the fast track at a hot Miami law firm. But his dreams of success are overshadowed when his father, Matthew, is abducted on a business trip to Colombia. The guerillas demand an impossible $3 million ransom, the exact sum Matthew insurance policy covers. The insurance company suspects fraud, however, and refuses to pay. And as Nick soon learns, it isn who hold the key to his father survival. A group of faceless lawyer sat a powerful firm has something to hide, and will stop at nothing to keep Nick from discovering the truth.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 106.68 x 185.42 x 40.64mm | 317.51g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • Harper
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0062024531
  • 9780062024534
  • 989,508

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"Hits the bulls-eye...Grippando's premise...and his punchy plotting, build up a quick and enjoyable head of steam.""-Kirkus "A taut, well-constructed page-turner that seems destined for the big screen.""- Publishers Weekly "A well-thought-out thriller.""-Booklist "Will kidnap your imagination from the first heart-pounding scene."-Barbara Parker, National bestselling author of" Suspicion of Betrayal "At the top of the thriller genre.""-The Snooper "Races along."--"Orlando Sentinel
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About James Grippando

James Grippando is a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-five novels. He was a trial lawyer for twelve years before the publication of his first novel in 1994 (The Pardon), and later served as counsel at Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP. He lives in South Florida with his wife, three children, two cats, and a golden retriever named Max who has no idea that he's a dog.
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873 ratings
3.95 out of 5 stars
5 28% (241)
4 45% (393)
3 23% (204)
2 3% (29)
1 1% (6)
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