There are bad memories in Larry Max's past. Dark figures specialised in shady dealings that once bullied and defeated the young, novice IRS agent.
He never forgot, though. And now those names are coming up again in relation to some relatively minor trading fraud.
But when Larry begins unravelling the threads, from Texas to Azerbaijan, what he discovers is anything but minor: secrets that could make a select few immensely rich - and set the world ablaze.