Publishers Note :They hired him. They trusted him. Now they don't want justice--they want revenge....For four years, Patrick had often wondered how it would feel if they caught him.Now he was terror-stricken. Practically naked and strapped down like an animal, he knew the next few hours would be insufferable....Once he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm--and ran for his life. For four years, he evaded men who were rich, powerful, and would stop at nothing to find him. Then, inevitably, on the edge of the Brazilian jungle, they finally tracked him down.Now Patrick is coming home. And in the Mississippi city where it all began, an extraordinary trial is about to begin. As prosecutors circle like sharks, as Patrick's lawyer prepares his defense, as Patrick's lover prays for his deliverance and his former partners wait for their revenge, another story is about to emerge. Because Patrick Lanigan, the most reviled white-collar criminal of his time, knows something that no one else in the world knows.He knows the truth....Muze Annotation :A man attends his own funeral then flees to Brazil with $90 million, where he lives happily ever after with Eva Miranda, a sexy lawyer who keeps his money safe and untraceable. For four years, Patrick Lanigan lives this fairytale life until bounty hunter Jack Stephano tracks him down and holds him hostage, waiting for Lanigan to divulge the location of the money. But the truth is that Lanigan really doesn't know. Eva Miranda has been shuttling the money from back to bank: When Lanigan doesn't call her at their daily arranged time, she alerts the F.B.I. and disappears. It's time for Lanigan to pay the piper, but which one? How much? And where is that $90 million anyway?