Traumatized by witnessing a fatal accident which reopens wounds, Frank Bowen walks out on his partner of 4 years to beach-bum in Goa and Thailand, his..Show More » sole aim to enjoy life while it lasts. Which brings him to the notice of terrorists needing a patsy. Now he'll learn that staying alive depends not just on luck but on making smarter decisions.
Predictable? I like the fact that twists in the tale don't come out of nowhere. Instead the plot crystallizes from a scatter of seemingly random incidents, such as sheltering from the rain with his girlfriend's dog.
Easy listening to knock the middle out of a transatlantic flight. But you'll need one of the sequels as well, to get you to SF, HK or KL.