“How do you go honest in a city run by crooks?”
This is the question recent Harvard Law School graduate Mike Ford poses to himself in Matthew Quirk’s highly anticipated debut thriller, THE 500. Mike knows something about crooks. He comes from a family of them and is himself a recovering crook with a former juvenile record.
Now, cleaned up and near the top of his class at Harvard, Mike catches the eye of one of his professors, Henry Davies, who runs the Davies Group in Washington, D.C. Labeled as a “consulting firm,” it actually is the driving force behind the elite group nicknamed the 500. That number represents the men and women who really run Washington, D.C. --- and