Benjamin Sword Hoppner, philanthropist and visionary, has created his own utopia, hidden in the Central American cloud forests and governed by a strict moral code. He’s also made an offer: anyone who can convince him of their virtue will walk away with a fortune for the good cause of their choice. It’s an offer just waiting to be abused.
Desperate for cash to escape his childhood demons, Mark Weston isn’t the only applicant bending the truth. But once inside Hoppner’s ‘perfect society’, he finds himself frighteningly isolated. Cut off from the outside world, in a country torn apart by war, Mark quickly discovers that generosity can come with terrible strings attached…
‘The Beach meets Heart of Darkness . . . Hard to put down’ – Time Out