William Big Bill Mulholland is an Irish-American electronics billionaire. An ex-CIA operative, he now heads up the Mulholland Trust, with the help of his daughter Louise. When he gets wind of a hostile biography planned for him by the investigative journalist Wilson Cleaver, he commissions his daughters husband, John Glass, to pen the official line. But Glasss young researcher tries to blackmail him, and Glass is horrified, fearing that his own secrets, as well as the Mulhollands, are at risk. He slings him off the project, only to hear from the NYPD that the man he has nicknamed the Lemur has been found fatally shot . . . Silence cannot be bought even by one of New Yorks wealthiest families. Riddled with explosive secrets, The Lemur is a brilliant contemporary thriller that sees Benjamin Black at the top of his game.