Cole Sudden moonlights as a damn-good thriller writer. But he is even better at his day job -- apex assassin for a C.I.A. unit that the rest of the agency tries to avoid.
The unit (whose acronym is, appropriately, B.U.R.Y.) does mob hits for hire -- and makes millions for the bigwigs at Langley.
But a routine operation backfires on Sudden, who finds himself the target of a deranged mobster and a Category 5 hurricane!