When Ivan, an almost MIT graduate, comes up with a plan to find a missing 20 million dollars in an adventure treasure hunt weekend, he recruited 5 five friends from college to go with him into the Appalachian Mountains. While all are nearing 30, they have new lives and past regrets. Ivan blew graduation by “adjusting” his grades and getting caught just before graduation, and ruining his chances with Deana, his perfect woman. She is one of the friends on the trip, and Ivan hopes this windfall will allow him another shot with her. However, the bookie he owes money to breaks Ivan’s arm before they can leave, yet that’s only the smallest problem the friends encounter.
Great characters and witty writing make this story sneak up and grab you very early on. Refreshing and original, I highly recommend this book!