|Insider, the (2010) [Novel]|
by Reece Hirsch
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(From the publisher):
When a friend and colleague hurtles to his death outside his office window, corporate attorney Will Connelly is shaken. But because he's just made partner, Will must set aside his grief and focus on his first task: leading negotiations in the merger transaction for a new client, Jupiter Software, the world leader in encryption software.
Will soon realizes that something isn't right. When he descovers that Jupiter was built upon a secret deal with the NSA in exchange for complicity in a spying operation, his carefully ordered life begins to unravel. Within days, he's the prime suspect in a murder, the target of an SEC insider-trading investigation, and a pawn in a complex criminal scheme involving the Russian mafya and a ruthless terrorist plot. At the center of everything are the Jupiter encryption keys. Whoever has the keys has access tot he nation's most sensitive and confidential information-plus the power to do incalcuable, irrevocalbe harm.
Original title: The Insider
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense