I shouldn't really complain that this is another series that I'm behind with as the option of so many wonderful books to read really does spoil one for choice!
From the Blurb:
Ex-cop Vincent Ruiz rescues a young woman from a violent boyfriend but wakes next morning to find that she's robbed him. It was a set up – an elaborate scam. Setting out to find Holly Knight, Ruiz discovers her boyfriend's tortured body and realises that powerful men are looking for the same girl. What did she steal that was so important?
Meanwhile, two thousand miles away, Pulitzer prize-winning Journalist Luca Terracini is living 'outside the wire' in Baghdad and investigating a disappearance of billions in reconstruction funds. The trail will lead him to London where he teams up with Ruiz and together they investigate the disappearance of an international banker and a mysterious 'black hole' in the bank's accounts.
Baghdad: Journalist Luca Terracini is living outside the wire and investigating a series of deadly bank robberies involving tens of millions of dollars. But in his pursuit of the truth, he's about to get in the way of clandestine agents and powerful nations who seek to bury secrets and manipulate the truth, regardless of the cost.
London: A thousand miles away, ex-cop Vincent Ruiz is drinking in a bar. He rescues a young woman, Holly Knight, from a violent boyfriend but wakes next morning to find that she's robbed him. It was a set-up - an elaborate scam. Furious at himself, and at her, he sets off to find Holly ...