Private school classmates Wallace and Bates are dot.com genuises who are on a trade mission to Brazil to pitch their product HYPOTHESYS to the morally bankrupt South American government officials. After their business is done they travel with their translator Crossman and their marketers Barry and Lydia on an eco-tourism cruise into the Amazon. Lies lead to torture and few of them make it out of the jungle alive.
Pyper's got a gift for storytelling and suspense. He is a master of the literary thriller genre.