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The Maltese Cross: An International Thriller By Fritz Galt
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Johnny Blade is a young banker who has it all. From his perch atop the TransAmerica tower in San Francisco, he handles clients’ money with discretion and skill. He and his sexy fiancée... More > come from money and he knows where to find more of it. One day, his boss calls him into the office with a new assignment. The bank needs to recover a missing fortune in Europe. Europe wasn’t in Johnny’s plans, but he takes on the assignment with confidence. Until he stumbles into the largest financial mess Europe has faced since the Second World War. Murder and deceit follow him every step of the way as he sniffs out the stolen billions. A spicy love affair complicates the deceit, but opens the doors of international finance. Racing from one shaky financial capital to another, Johnny finds his loyalties wavering and his life, love and country on the line. With the attention to evocative detail that characterizes Galt’s novels, The Maltese Cross is an authentic thriller created from the fabric of our time.< Less
The Maltese Cross: An International Thriller By Fritz Galt
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Johnny Blade is a young banker who has it all. From his perch atop the TransAmerica tower in San Francisco, he handles clients’ money with discretion and skill. He and his sexy fiancée... More > come from money and he knows where to find more of it. One day, his boss calls him into the office with a new assignment. The bank needs to recover a missing fortune in Europe. Europe wasn’t in Johnny’s plans, but he takes on the assignment with confidence. Until he stumbles into the largest financial mess Europe has faced since the Second World War. Murder and deceit follow him every step of the way as he sniffs out the stolen billions. A spicy love affair complicates the deceit, but opens the doors of international finance. Racing from one shaky financial capital to another, Johnny finds his loyalties wavering and his life, love and country on the line. With the attention to evocative detail that characterizes Galt’s novels, The Maltese Cross is an authentic thriller created from the fabric of our time.< Less
Obscene Gestures of an Invisible Hand: Financial Doom and the Death of Culture - The Lighter Side By Jeffrey Trester
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Jack Klein is a young theoretical physicist turned Wall Street wizard, using chaos theory to beat markets and questioning why he left the life of the mind. Then a flammable hairpiece and irate... More > commuters trigger a bizarre chain of events, collapsing a foreign currency and raising him to the pinnacle of finance. Soon, Jack finds the fluke that brought him stardom sets in motion a crisis that could destroy both him and the global economy. To stave off disaster, the trader must move in realms of money, power and conspiracy, where a media mogul dreams of turning classic literature into video games, Japanese bankers defend samurai legacies and a hedge fund titan thinks he’s a Bond villain. Yet it's a brilliant, seductive ex-ballet dancer turned music producer who makes Jack see salvation lies in understanding the choices he’s made. But she’s made secret and shocking accommodations of her own, and her mystery just adds to a conundrum he can solve only by deciphering... Obscene Gestures of an Invisible Hand.< Less
Obscene Gestures of an Invisible Hand: Financial Doom and the Death of Culture - The Lighter Side By Jeffrey Trester
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Jack Klein is a young theoretical physicist turned Wall Street wizard, using chaos theory to beat markets and questioning why he left the life of the mind. Then a flammable hairpiece and irate... More > commuters trigger a bizarre chain of events, collapsing a foreign currency and raising him to the pinnacle of finance. Soon, Jack finds the fluke that brought him stardom sets in motion a crisis that could destroy both him and the global economy. To stave off disaster, the trader must move in realms of money, power and conspiracy, where a media mogul dreams of turning classic literature into video games, Japanese bankers defend samurai legacies and a hedge fund titan thinks he’s a Bond villain. Yet it's a brilliant, seductive ex-ballet dancer turned music producer who makes Jack see salvation lies in understanding the choices he’s made. But she’s made secret and shocking accommodations of her own, and her mystery just adds to a conundrum he can solve only by deciphering... Obscene Gestures of an Invisible Hand.< Less
A Magnum of Champagne By Derek Pennington
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The company was bankrupt. It owed the bank one hundred million that it had borrowed over the previous three years. But the bank was now insisting that it was owed nothing! Sounds crazy? It... More > happened! The Nick Leeson/Barings Bank debacle of a few years ago has some affinity with this story. A young man, Dave Poynton, grows up in a poor neighborhood in a small town in northern England. He is talented and ambitious. At the age of twenty he emigrates to South Africa to seek better opportunities. He joins a bank and discovers he has an outstanding aptitude for banking and finance. His abilities eventually lead to him being appointed managing director of a group of companies based in Johannesburg, the financial heart of South Africa. What follows is a story of incredible audacity and ingenuity. Of corruption and inefficiency. It is also a story of deceit, betrayal, and finally - retribution< Less
Insider By David Connolly
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Returning to the City of London, after five years of exile in New York, Tony Fenton is mugged and injured. The Police suggest that somebody is trying to kill him. Doubting this Tony continues to... More > build his new business but things go from bad to worse. A bomb is planted in his office and somebody is systematically trying to steal his clients. Unable to identify who is doing this Tony suspects that an insider is stealing his information and using it against him. He calls in a favour from a friend and they investigate the information theft. The stakes are raised further when he is framed for murder and goes on the run. Investigating how the information is being stolen Tony discovers a plot so large and so complex that it takes his breath away. But he has no idea who is running it. He needs all his skills and a lot of help if he is going to identify the shadowy insider and set the record straight.< Less
The Legacy of Harry Dean By David Connolly
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The death of Harry Dean leaves a puzzle for his grandson Michael. Working through Harry's papers and trying to save his own faltering business, Michael is drawn into a shadowy world of of half truths... More > and hidden money. He finally decides that he must confront the truth or walk away. Then things get really complicated. Suddenly people are trying to kill him and the police want to arrest him. Running across Europe and struggling to understand the past Michael is battered ftrom all sides. His only ally in this is a forensic anthropologist who believes that Harry was a murderer and is intent on reporting him to the British authorities. As the truth slowly emerges Michael realises that he has to resolve the situation himself and begins to fight back. Armed with only his wits and his knowledge of his grandfather, he sets out to unscramble the legacy of Harry Dean< Less
The Death of Adam Semple By David Connolly
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When Blake Spencer wakes up with no memory he finds himself in the world of high finance where he can read about his past activities but does not recall any of it. Returning to his job he is... More > surrounded by people who claim to know him well but he has no knowledge of them. Suddenly he finds himself under investigation for money laundering and the police want to talk to him about a man named Adam Semple. As Blake tries to clear his name his confidence declines when he finds more and more evidence of his criminal past. Armed with just splintered fragments of memory and not knowing who he can trust Blake struggles to discover how much of a criminal he is and whether he is responsible for the death of Adam Semple.< Less
The Ghost of Thomas Reed By David Connolly
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Why is somebody killing homeless people in London? When Thomas Reed asks this, after seeing one of his friends deliberately run down and killed, he finds more questions than answers. The police don't... More > want to know and Thomas's criminal record does nothing to encourage them. Then Thomas becomes the the target of a bogus police investigation. As he digs deeper Thomas makes some new alliances and renews some old ones to help understand what is going on but things change again when somebody tries to kill him. Working with an odd mixture of associates and potential enemies Thomas realises that the answers to his questions lie in the fraud which sent him to prison eleven years ago. Driven by a rediscovered passion to clear his name, Thomas sets about investigating the original crime once again.< Less
The Death of Adam Semple By David Connolly
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When Blake Spencer wakes up with no memory he finds himself in the world of high finance where he can read about his past activities but does not recall any of it. Returning to his job he is... More > surrounded by people who claim to know him well but he has no knowledge of them. Suddenly he finds himself under investigation for money laundering and the police want to talk to him about a man named Adam Semple. As Blake tries to clear his name his confidence declines when he finds more and more evidence of his criminal past. Armed with just splintered fragments of memory and not knowing who he can trust Blake struggles to discover how much of a criminal he is and whether he is responsible for the death of Adam Semple.< Less

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