A corrupt government, a deadly killer on the loose and only one man standing in their way Seconded to the FBI, British policeman Steven Hunter is assigned to a bizarre case too complex for the local police. A body is discovered with a human femur driven through the top of its skull. Hunter must find out who killed them, and why. But someone high-up doesn't want the case solved. Facing the deadliest test of his career, Hunter must stay one step ahead, uncover the killer and, somehow, stay alive| Part conspiracy, part manhunt, with an extraordinary twist, fans of David Baldacci, Chris Kuzneski and Scott Mariani will love Trade-Off, book one in The Steven Hunter Thrillers, previously published as written by Tom Kasey.