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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (480 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Grippando Narrator: Jonathan Davis Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The New York Times bestselling author returns with a gripping, new stand-alone novel ripped from the headlines, in which a young financial advisor and his girlfriend uncover a conspiracy that reaches from Wall Street deep into the halls of government.

Abe Cushman, the evil genius behind a $60 billion Ponzi scheme, has killed himself and taken his secrets to the grave.

For Patrick Lloyd, a young Wall Street advisor at the world’s largest Swiss bank, Cushman’s fall has unexpected—and deadly—repercussions. Lloyd’s girlfriend, Lilly, is directly tied to billions of dollars in losses suffered by Cushman’s most dangerous victims, a group of powerful investors whose identities and dirty finances are well hidden. What Lilly knows can get her and Patrick killed, and now the pair are in a run for their lives that leads to the heart of a clandestine operation, and to a cabal of powerful officials determined to keep their agenda hidden from the public.

With nowhere to turn and no one to trust, Patrick and Lilly must uncover the truth before they become collateral damage in a “financial war” in which casualties are no longer measured in dollars and cents.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A Ponzi scheme of Bernie Madoff proportions drives this winning financial thriller…Grippando slowly reveals the twists and turns of his intricate plot while fueling the proceedings with a steady supply of action. A solid ending will leave readers wondering if the author has come up with a solution to the real-life Madoff mysteries that still remain.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Jonathan Davis’ rich voice and deliberate pacing are a perfect pairing for this thriller…Davis’ acting skills and ability to use slight tonal differences to make each character distinct are icing on the cake of a great story.”


  • “A timely and solid plot-driven read…full of surprising revelations…The story more than carries the day. Another Grippando gripper.”


  • “Grippando’s growing legion of fans will be delighted…Readers who enjoy a good thriller with a constantly twisting plot will appreciate this timely novel.”

    Library Journal

  • “A complex and mind-dizzying shell game, Grippando’s tale is heavy on action…Agreeably entertaining, Grippando’s novel adds up the collateral damage when billions belonging to the wrong kind of people go missing.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Pat | 2/20/2014

    " great read.....twists and turns really had me guessing.... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Louisa | 2/16/2014

    " Really, great, really complex book with a great plot, and tons of great twists, I really loved reading it!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by David Swant | 2/15/2014

    " Very interesting premise for the story. I found it hard to put down. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Samantha | 2/15/2014

    " This is a financial thriller and I wasn't sure about it as I picked it up. It is an Andie Henning book but it is a standalone and you don't have to read any of James Gripppando's other books. I followed some of the Bernie Madoff saga but not very closely. I afraid wouldn't be able to keep up. However, I should have known that James Grippando would write about it in a way that would be fascinating and understandable. It was fairly quick paced. It dragged a little in the middle as the characters were trying to find their way. Some of their choices weren't understandable and were just there to help a big plot twist. I didn't find the characters to be memorable and Andie Henning doesn't play a huge part in it. I definitely think that Mr. Grippando needs to stick with Jack Swytecek as his main character. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a financial thriller or a reader of the series. "

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