Nick Heller is tough, smart, and stubborn. And in his line of work, it's essential. Trained in the Special Forces, Nick is a high-powered intelligence investigator--exposing secrets that powerful people would rather keep hidden. He's a guy you don't want to mess with. He's also the man you call when you need a problem fixed.
Desperate, with nowhere else to run, Nick's nephew, Gabe makes that call one night. After being attacked in Georgetown, his mother, Lauren, lies in a coma, and his step-dad, Roger, Nick's brother, has vanished without a trace.
Nick and Roger have been on the outs since the arrest, trial, and conviction of their father, the notorious "fugitive financier," Victor Heller. Where Nick strayed from the path, Roger followed their father's footsteps into the corporate world. Now, as Nick searches for his brother, he's on a collision course with one of the most powerful corporations in the world--and they will stop at nothing to protect their secrets.
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A quick Google search using Joseph Finder "Macintosh" gives this result, an interview on Alors, Et Toi?: "I write on a Macintosh G5 tower in Boston and on a MacBook Air at our Cape house, and yet another Mac, a MacBook Pro, at my small home office in Boston."Aug 24 2009 | Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
Following an electronic trail across cell phone records and e-mails, and pursuing a dangerous trek across the physical world, Nick finds what he is seeking within a highly fortified Southern compound that leads him to answers steeped in greed, deceit and betrayal.Aug 18 2009 | Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
Before this tale ends, most of those contacts are tapped as Nick scrambles to protect both Lauren and his slacker teenage nephew from sadistic mercenaries while racing to find out the real reason behind Roger's vanishing act.Sep 02 2009 | Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
I think in part, that I have been spoiled by Scott Mariani and his Ben Hope character, who is basically all the things that Nick Heller appears not to be and I have a huge, ridiculous and entirely virtual crush on him!Nov 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
Nick Heller is an ex-Special Forces operative now working as a security consultant.| Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
Just when you though you knew a character, something came up to make you realize you know nothing about anyone in this book.May 27 2011 | Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
"Vanished" (St. Martin's Press, 384 pages, $25.99), by Joseph Finder: Shortly after Nick Heller ingeniously recovers $24 million in stolen government cash, he gets a panicky call from his brother's 14-year-old stepson, Gabe.| Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
Out of respect for his family and sister-in-law, Nick begins a tenacious investigation that will lead him to conspiracies in corporate offices, government think-tanks, and the dark corridors of the human heart.Aug 20 2009 | Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
Using his Special Forces skills and the latest high-tech wizardry, Heller counters lethal adversaries as he peels back layers of secrets that hide not only high-level corporate crimes but the troubled affairs of his own family.May 28 2009 | Read Full Review of Vanished (Nick Heller)
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