An all-new cast of characters in a standalone thriller from the New York Times bestselling writer.Tom Sagan is staring down the barrel of a gun - literally. He has lost everything he ever loved: his job, his wife, his daughter, his reputation.And - what hurts most - he knows the story which ruined his career as a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist was a set-up, a trap. But he can never prove it. They - whoever they are - have beaten him.And then his daughter calls him.But Alle doesn't want to forgive him. She wants information.Her postgraduate research into Christopher Columbus has put Alle in touch with Zachariah Simon, a supremely wealthy man with a powerful interest in both Columbus and Tom Sagan.What is the connection between the Sagan family and the man who ushered in a new age when he sailed for the Americas in 1492?To find out, Tom must embark on his own journey of discovery, and enter a world of danger and betrayal, of history and deadly conspiracy.What he finds could change the world forever.