Chris Massi possesses more power than he ever could have imagined. But with power comes considerable, unremitting risk. And when his son Matt finds himself drawing the attention of the Russian Mafia, the risks become all too immediate and the reaction all too crucial. As the circle widens to include Chris’s daughter and the woman that has surprisingly captured Matt’s heart, Chris must make moves that could make him and his entire family vulnerable.
Rippling with tension, The Fifth Man is a story of strength and consequences, of the price of the past and the perilous path to the future. It is James LePore at the height of his storytelling skills.
The Fifth Man takes place eight years after the events of Sons and Princes, which riveted readers with its epic depiction of a man caught between crime and conscience. but can be fully enjoyed as a standalone novel.