Reporter David Hirsch enjoys the good New York life - a great job, a beautiful, accomplished lover, and the excitement of the city. Until he begins digging into a story about the world's leading computer chip manufacturer. A relentless journalist, Hirsch discovers a complex stock and murder plot by the electronics industry's philosopher-king and his sex-starved wife to steal the next generation of computer chips. When Hirsch discovers too much, he risks becoming one more in a string of strangely brutal murders - despite the desperate investigation of an over-the-hill New York detective.
The Picasso Paradigm's fast-paced action moves through today's high-tech world, from the financial sector and Silicon Valley to the new technology that could alter the world, to its surprising conclusion.