House of Wolves Author:James Patterson, Mike Lupica A high-stakes stand-alone thriller, with cut-throat family dynamics in a business empire at its core, and power a struggle that turns deadly. — The dynamics are simple in the Wolf family. They eat you if you let them. Joe Wolf has raised three sons and one daughter using the same cut-throat mentality that built his California busin... more »ess empire- Kill or be killed. So when he is found murdered on his yacht adrift in San Francisco Bay, SFPD detective Ben Cantor knows exactly where to begin his investigation.
As the siblings vie for control of their father's vast power and assets, the detective pieces together the hierarchy of the 'pack of wolves'. All four have the means and the motive to commit murder.
Meanwhile, a more sinister player lurks in the shadows, one who knows the Wolfs' secrets better than Cantor ever will. And who wants them all dead.« less
Fast paced Patterson read. When the family patriarch dies, leaving his vast business holdings to his daughter (including the NFL team), the kill or be killed family take on each other for control. Brothers against sister each vying for the advantage at any cost.