Stone Barrington finds intrigue abroad in the sensational new thriller by the New York Timesâ€“bestselling author.Â Stone Barrington is no stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripesâ€”as an attorney for the premier white-shoe law firm Woodman & Weld, heâ€™s seen more than his share.Â But when he travels to Europe under highly unusual circumstances, Stone finds himself at the center of a mystery that is, even by his standards, most peculiar.Â Two unexpected invitations may be the first clues in an intricate puzzle Stone must unravel to learn the truth . . . a puzzle that will lead him deep into the rarefied world of European ultrawealth and privilege, where billionaires rub elbows with spooks, insider knowledge is traded at a high premium, and murder is never too high a price to pay for a desired end.Â It soon becomes clear that beneath the bright lights of Europe lurks a shadowy underworld . . . and its only rule is deadly ambition.