This fictional story covers the life of Nick Packard from his youth to becoming a wealthy real estate developer in Boston,Massachusetts. After years of great success in one of the hottest real estate markets in America, Nick runs into bad luck in the 1980's as his once dynamic business falls into serious trouble and is choked By mafia infiltration. On top of this the disastrous real estate market crash hits in the late 1980's. One calamity after ather strikes making this a suspenseful thriller. The places, real estate development details and ecomic events are real. The plot is fictional. Baby boomers will love the details of the period.