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A twisting, suspenseful chiller of a book.
William Landay, New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob
In this chilling, brilliantly plotted new thriller, Daniel Palmer explores the terrifying aftermath of a good mans bad decision, the flip side of identity theft, and the lengths some will go to save a lifeor destroy one
The future has never looked brighter for Boston couple John Bodine and Ruby Dawes. Johns online gaming business is growing, Ruby is pursuing her dream career, and theyre talking about starting a family.
Then Ruby receives a life-changing diagnosis, and their cut-rate insurance wont cover the treatment she desperately needs. Faced with a ticking clock, John makes a risky move: he steals a customers identity and files a false claim for Rubys medication.
The plan works perfectlyuntil the customer in question contacts John with a startling proposition. If John and Ruby agree to play a little game hes devised, he wont report their fraud. The rules of Criminal are simple: commit real crimes. Fail in their assigned tasks, and there will be deadly consequences.
John assumes its a sick joke, until people start dying. With each round, the stakes are escalating, the crimes getting more twisted. John and Ruby cant disappearand they cant go to the police. Their only option is to keep playing, all the while trying to outwit a psychopath who has no intention of letting them leave this game alive