Danny Lynch didn’t sign up for this, but right now it’s all he’s got. Three weeks ago, he was working at a chow hall in Afghanistan and, more or less, doing fine. Sure, it might have meant living in a war zone, but he was never in the line of fire and the money was hard to resist. Then Danny saw something he shouldn’t have, and now he’s back in New York City, haunted by what brought him home and lucky to be employed at all, even if that means dicing carrots for ten hours a day in a stuffy Midtown restaurant. The job’s one saving grace: a sight line from his prep station in the kitchen to a coveted corner table in the main room. For Danny, this is a window into the lives of Barcadero’s flashy clientele―including that of a man who happens to look exactly like him.
Teddy Trager is a young venture capitalist, the visionary founder of billion-dollar investment firm, Paradime Capital. He has everything Danny never knew he wanted―cashmere suits, a sleek sports car. . . privilege, power―and the closer Danny looks at Trager, the more fixated he becomes. A new stand-alone novel from the award-winning author of Limitless, Paradime is a harrowing story of a twenty-first-century identity crisis that will thrill you from page one.
“. . . a doppelganger tale of conspiracy and paranoia which starts in fourth gear, quickly revs up into fifth and thereafter roars along like an Exocet in agony . . . a fascinating psychological-thriller-cum-tragedy” — Declan Burke, Crime Always Pays
“Deliciously creepy . . . The plot keeps moving with plenty of effective surprises, and the final chapters successfully navigate to an even darker tone.” — Kirkus Reviews