One mistake can mark you for a lifetime.
Matthias "Go" Goonetilleke is a detective with exceptional instincts, but he always screws up the deal in the end.
Now hunted by powerful elements from the Earth government, Go has to find his way in colonized space. Newcastle colony's mix of opportunity and anonymity seems perfect, until he runs into an old flame looking to partner with him again for the job of a lifetime. Someone keeps leaking a company's top secret research data to competitors, and the company will pay top dollar to the Lancers who can shut that leak down. It's the perfect opportunity—if only Go can avoid making one of his critical mistakes.
But something about the job isn't quite right, and he realizes that this time an error might be fatal…for everyone.
Dive into the thrilling Lancers series with Dire Straits, the third installment.