From the author of Jurassic Park, Timeline , and Sphere comes an electrifying thriller in which a shocking accusation of sexual harassment triggers a gripping psychological game of cat and mouse and threatens to derail a brilliant career.
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An up-and-coming executive at the computer firm DigiCom, Tom Sanders is a man whose corporate future is certain. But after a closed-door meeting with his new boss--a woman who is his former lover and has been promoted to the position he expected to have--Sanders finds himself caught in a nightmarish web of deceit in which he is branded the villain.
As Sanders scrambles to defend himself, he uncovers an electronic trail into the company's secrets--and begins to grasp that a cynical and manipulative scheme has been devised to bring him down.
"Crichton writes superbly. . . . The excitement rises with each page."-- Chicago Tribune
"A heart-stop story running on several tracks at once. Disclosure is up to [Crichton's] usual locomotive speed." --The Boston Globe
"Expertly crafted, ingenious and absorbing."-- The Philadelphia Inquirer