By Russell Andrews
The bestselling writer of Gideon reinvents Hitchcock's vintage mystery formulation during this subtle and suspenseful novel approximately an blameless guy stuck up in occasions prior and current method past his keep watch over, and thrown right into a terrifying maelstrom of deceit and murder.
As a tender boy, Jack Keller witnessed a life-altering tragedy the homicide of his mom. Thirty years later, Jack has all of it a superb marriage, a winning chain of eating places bearing his identify, lifelong buddies, and sturdy future health. yet in a single moment and with one bullet all of it turns into valueless whilst a moment tragedy happens in the course of the establishing of a brand new eating place. As Jack recovers from his accidents and the ensuing mental trauma, he's nursed again to health and wellbeing by means of child Demeter, a mysterious younger guy who used to be as with reference to Jack as any son should be. As child trains his mentor and father determine, he confides in Jack concerning the numerous girls in his lifestyles. every one is pointed out purely by way of her nickname and every one is gifted as attractive, sexy...and tremendous risky. after which a 3rd tragedy happens. child is located sprawled at the pavement after plunging twenty tales to his death.
Jack refuses to just accept the police concept of suicide. confident that one among Kid's ladies is a killer, he reveals himself looking for solutions in Kid's international, an international of lap dancing and after- hours golf equipment, of substances and violence and overwhelming sensuality. yet as Jack's suspicions come up, as he attracts in the direction of the reality, an unknown possibility lurks simply prior to him, expecting his each stream and killing whoever is within the method. As earlier and current merge, as Kid's international overtakes Jack's, as Jack starts to appreciate simply how excessive the stakes are within the video game he has elected to play, he is familiar with just one factor for definite: he needs to locate the killer prior to the killer reveals him. Following up the luck of Gideon, Icarus is a very Hitchcockian mystery of an blameless guy pursued by means of a virtually unbelievable and unstoppable chance.