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Author: Joseph Finder Narrator: Holter Graham Publisher: Penguin Audio Audio Length: Series:The Nick Heller Novels Release Date: January 2020 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781524723729

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In New York Times bestselling author Joseph Finder's electrifying new thriller, private investigator Nick Heller infiltrates a powerful wealthy family hiding something sinister.

Nick Heller is at the top of his game when he receives some devastating news: his old army buddy Sean has died of an overdose. Sean, who once saved Nick’s life, got addicted to opioids after returning home wounded from war. 

Then at Sean’s funeral, a stranger approaches Nick with a job, and maybe also a way for Nick to hold someone accountable.

The woman is the daughter of a pharmaceutical kingpin worth billions. Now she wants to become a whistleblower, exposing her father and his company for burying evidence that its biggest money-maker was dangerously addictive. It was a lie that killed hundreds of thousands of people, including Sean. 

All Nick has to do is find the document that proves the family knew the drug’s dangers. But Nick soon realizes that the sins of the patriarch are just the beginning. 

Beneath the surface are barely concealed cabals and conspiracies: a twisting story of family intrigue and lethal corporate machinations. In a deadly game of chess that pits Nick against a family dynasty, against brothers and sisters with schemes of their own, Nick learns how far his enemy is willing to go to protect its name and its wealth.

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  • "House on Fire is classic whodunit wrapped in a modern world of technology and current events, with enough twists to keep you reading long into the night.”

    - Brad Taylor, New York Times bestselling author
  • “Holter Graham…imbues Nick with youthful energy balanced by a steely demeanor when trouble arises. A colorful cast, including a combative drug addict and a handful of children, are given unique voices. Keeping the story on an even keel with the clever use of pacing and dialogue inflection, Graham provides a stellar narration. Winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award.”

    - AudioFile
  • “A crisp, fast-paced adventure.”

    - The Times (London)
  • “A timely and well-written thriller…will be remembered as one of Finder’s best.”

    - Associated Press
  • “House on Fire is thriller writing at its very best."

    - Providence Journal
  • “This taut, smoothly plotted novel, filled with vivid characters, takes some twists and turns even seasoned readers might miss.”

    - Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • “A fast-paced thriller with a plot that could be torn from today’s—or tomorrow’s—newspaper headlines.”

    - Lansing State Journal
  • “Centered on timely issues, but grounded in the craft of detective fiction, House on Fire promises to be one of the year’s best.”

    - CrimeReads
  • “Finder is a master of the narrow escape…The way Heller moves through the mystery, using social skills, street smarts, and technology to get in and out of trouble, is breathtaking. Excruciating suspense.”

    - Booklist (starred review)
  • “Excellent…Fans of timely, thoughtful page-turners will be richly rewarded.”

    - Publishers Weekly (starred review)
  • “Finder’s last Heller book, Guilty Minds, remains one of my favorite thrillers ever written…and even I have to admit, this one might be better.”

    - Real Book Spy 
  • “Finder utilizes his extensive research abilities with current events to make House on Fire yet another winner in this series.”

    - BookReporter
  • “Finder delivers tight writing with sharp characters…Fans of HBO’s Succession and dynamic murder mysteries will eagerly inhale House on Fire.”

    - Shelf Awareness


  • A Real Book Spy Pick of Thrillers Coming Out in 2020
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • A New York Post Pick of the Week

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About the Author

Joseph Finder is the author of numerous New York Times bestselling novels, including. His novel Killer Instinct won the International Thriller Writers’s Thriller Award for Best Novel of 2006. Other bestselling titles include Paranoia and High Crimes, both of which became major motion pictures. Born in Chicago, he studied Russian at Yale and Harvard. He was recruited by the CIA, but decided he preferred writing fiction. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

About the Narrator

Holter Graham, winner of three of AudioFile magazine’s Best Voice of the Year awards, is a stage, television, and screen actor. He has recorded numerous audiobooks and earned multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards. As an actor, his film credits include Fly Away Home, Maximum Overdrive, Hairspray, and The Diversion, a short film which he acted in and produced. On television, he has appeared in Army Wives, Damages, As the World Turns, Rescue Me, Law & Order, and New York Undercover. He received a BA degree from Skidmore College and an MFA from Vermont College.