"You may think you have chosen this book. It is more likely that the book has chosen you…The Knowledge will act on you. It may be your salvation or your destruction, but act it will." From ‘The Knowledge’ by Ryder MorganA case of mistaken identity presents Danny Connacher with a strange and compelling book that is about to change his life forever. After a disturbing encounter in the hallway of his apartment building, Danny accepts a job offer that unwittingly launches him on a quest for a truly magical substance--liquid jade.From New York to an exotic holiday island to the cold waters of Labrador, Danny is surrounded by a panoply of questers and victims: an eccentric and scholarly Englishman from another time; a benign thousand-year-old Incan; a red-haired adventuress who challenges mortality; a German industrialist with a secret he does not know he possesses; and a mega-billionaire who revels in shocking excess. Danny learns that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing as he comes face to face with his own unlikely destiny.