Jimmy Thane has been given a second chance, which at the same time is probably also his last chance. He’s an alcoholic and drug abuser who has burnt almost everyone, but he was able to snag a new job in a new place. He’s the CEO of a failing software company, and he has only seven weeks to turn around the company.
There are the usual problems with staff and the production, but there are also hints of embezzlement and links with the Russian mob. Worse yet, the previous CEO did not quit and was not fired: he just disappeared. No Way Back by Matthew Klein is an incredible ride. This thriller is not light hearted but gritty and chilling with unexpected twists until the very end.