By Michael Sears
From the writer of the extreme Edgar-nominated debut novel Black Fridays, a sensational tale of homicide and monetary corruption—and one man’s persevered look for redemption.
William von Becker ran one of many greatest privately held funding banks in North the United States, until eventually the ground fell out, and the full edifice was once tested to be a fraud.
After von Becker dies in criminal, monetary investigator Jason Stafford is employed via his relations. there's nonetheless loads of lacking funds in the market, he’s instructed, they usually wish Stafford to discover it earlier than the Feds do—and yes different events, a few of whom are nowhere close to as scrupulous of their equipment. undesirable issues commence occurring to the folk Stafford talks to. quickly undesirable issues are occurring to him as well.
Making it worse, his treacherous ex-wife has come to city, ostensibly to go to their younger son. Stafford suspects there’s extra to it than that, yet even he has no suggestion how a lot that stopover at is set to alter all their lives—and ship him off to the subsequent bankruptcy of his lifestyles.
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