Summary

Only a handful of people know that Jack actually exists, but when hes called in by some bad guys to clean up after a botched Atlantic City casino robbery, he finds himself uncomfortably close to exposure. A few weeks after its purchase, this book caused an uproar at Frankfurt. Rights went to nine countries, and film rights have been sold as well.


The sensation of the 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair: a stunningly dark first novel that is sure to become a major publishing event. When a casino robbery in Atlantic City goes horribly awry the man who orchestrated it is obliged to call in a favor from "Jack, O who keeps his identity a closely guarded secret.