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“Leaves the reader breathless and exhausted.” Sylvia Loader, Sisters in Crime

 “An engrossingly compelling thriller which is well-written and action-packed.” MarciaB,  Book Muster Down Under

“Many twists and surprises as the plot develops, and the various daring crimes are wonderfully inventive.” Lorraine Montgomery, Ms M’s Bookshelf

You are playing a game online; masterminding the perfect crime. Or at least you think it’s a game.

A seemingly normal web site inviting game players to mastermind the perfect crime is the façade for billionaire Lawrence Hackett’s real-life game of Mastermind—an invitation-only competition for a select few to see who can perform the perfect heist and win an enormous bounty.

Special Agent Mitchell Parker and his team learn the magnitude of the international crime ring just in time. Washington, London, Paris … the clock is on. If you love it when a plan comes together, hold on tight, because nothing is about to go right!


Helen Goltz is a Queensland-based author of seven titles and the editor of online lifestyle magazine, She Brisbane. Helen studied English literature and communications at universities in Queensland and has worked for News Ltd; the Seven television network; Fairfax radio; and edited the Suncorp Literary Awards. She is published by Atlas and Clan Destine Press and is the founder of Atlas Productions—a boutique imprint promoting all genres and the love of words, and The Reviewers—an Australian book review website.

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ISBN: 978-0-9807532-0-2
Format: Trade paperback and ebook
Publication date: January 2010
Category: Fiction / Crime / Thriller / Mystery
Imprint: Atlas Productions