In a plush Virginia office, a rich, angry man is furiously rewriting his will. With his death just hours away, Troy Phelan wants to send a message to his children, his ex-wives, and his minions, a message that will toutch off a vicious legal battle and transform dozens of lives.
Becauce Troy Phelan´s new will names a sole surprise heir to his eleven-billion-dollar fortune: a mysterious woman named Rachel Lane, a missionary living deep in the jungles of Brazil.
Enter the layers, Nate O´Riley is fresh out of rehab, a disgraced corporate attorney handpicked for his last job: to find Rachel Lane at any cost. As Phelan's family circles like vultures in D.C., Nate is chrashing through the Brazilian jungle, entering a world where money means nothing, where death is just one misstep away, and where a woman - purued by enimies and friends alike - holds a stunning surprise of her own...
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He selected another, and handed it to Nate. "This is a Bible study for busy people. It's very good."
"What make you think I'm busy?"
"You're a lawyer in Washington, aren't you?"