“I’m not angry. I’m furious.”
She gave an understanding nod.
“You’ll get over it. Don’t try to challenge my husband. He knows how to handle things, as you’ve seen for yourself. That anger you feel isn’t enough. It hasn’t changed you. You’re still the same man you were before.”
Just when he is about to close a deal that will save his company from going under, Joanes has to travel to the Riviera Maya to attend his father-in-law’s second wedding. Once there, he is forced to leave the hotel ahead of an incoming hurricane, and on his trip toward safer ground, he has a chance encounter with an old college professor, whom he blames for the failure of his career. Trapped together in an extreme survival setting, the tense situation spirals unexpectedly toward a violent, tragic end. A gripping page-turner that explores man’s deepest and darkest instincts.
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