Three Generations of Architects
Hodson, Carter, McNeill
Four Journeys - four paths
a thousand conflicts
one anchor. THE FIRM
Jasper McNeill, Grandfather -
contemporary of Frank Lloyd Wright
Madison McNeill - Son, CEO, and pawn of his father
Frank McNeill - Grandson, son heir golden child - source of all hope
Meredith Carter McNeill; daughter of founder, wife of Madison Mother of Frank
Ten years ago. Frank, spoiled, unhappy, a new college grad, committed a crime; one so heinous he has lived in fear, his guilt and horror of discovery has held him hostage by the worse sort of enemy; a foreign student, a young powerful Sheikh, his own age, from the Middle East, the only one who is aware of the murder haunting Frank. For ten years, every moment of his life is shadowed by the knowledge that his nemesis can continue to force Frank to do his bidding; holding him hostage by keeping his secret and threatening to reveal his crime to destroy Frank’s family architectural firm.
Now, the two men are adults, more powerful, more established and Frank’s enemy has returned, Frank, the principal of the firm, has more than ever to lose; and the foreigner still wants more.