"Solidly researched, with elements of a technothriller, this is a nonstop, heart-pounding ride in which moral blacks and whites turn gray in 'the efficient alignment of power and interests' that is big-time politics. Quirk has another high-powered hit on his hands."
—Booklist (Starred Review)
Praise for THE 500:
"Gripping...the action never lets up for a second, and the pages cannot be turned fast enough."—Associated Press