Originally published in THRILLER (2006),edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author James Patterson.
In this tight Thriller Short, New York Times bestselling writer Christopher Reich revisits his hero Nick Neumann, whom readers first met in Numbered Account. After all these years, Nick is back on Swiss soil with a new mission and a new occupation. In his clandestine world, anonymity is key, so it has to be more than coincidence when Nick encounters his arch nemesis, the Greek, at a restaurant. Members of their elite profession are rare, so the chance to assess one another’s skills over dinner and a bottle of champagne is an opportunity these men can’t pass up. How they each perform will determine which one makes it home and which one is eating his last meal.
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Christopher Reich is the New York Times bestselling author of financial and legal thrillers including Numbered Account, Rules of Deception, Rules of Vengeance, Rules of Betrayal, The Devil’s Banker, and many others. His novel The Patriots Club won the International Thriller Writers award for Best Novel in 2006. He lives in San Diego, California.