An absolutely riveting international crime thriller that'll make you think - while keeping you on the edge of your seat! What would you risk to achieve your ambition? Would you risk the lives of your family and colleagues to get out of a financial hole? Would you risk all for the next big deal? How far is too far? Amazon 5.0 out of 5 stars. Tightly plotted page-turner Leo James clearly knows his stuff when it comes to the world of cybersecurity, the dark web and criminal gangs in the Far East. Out of that world he has crafted a really gripping thriller which has you emotionally involved with the central characters and wanting to turn the page at every turn. A highly recommended read. Layers of Deception is a fast-paced international crime thriller filled with twists, turns and intrigue exposing conflicts between brothers, religion, gender, love, risk and greed. This thriller starts off with a bang (quite literally!) and doesn't slow down. The story follows a computer security firm trying to land a contract in Kuala Lumpur. The group gets involved in blackmail, extortion and gang activity when they expose the contract company's dealings involving the dark web. The startling discovery that will send their worlds spiralling and for some will end in deadly consequences!