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 sixty-billion-dollar 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. His 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 shrouded in secrecy. 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 secret operation, and to a cabal of powerful officials determined to keep their agenda hidden from the public.
With no place to turn and no one to trust, Patrick and Lilly must uncover the truth before they become collateral damage in a "financial war" where casualties are no longer measured in dollars and cents.
"A Madoff-like character pilfers billions, but some victims don't complain. They kill. … A complex and mind-dizzying shell game, Grippando's tale is heavy on action and [will] keep pages turning. Agreeably entertaining, Grippando's novel adds up the collateral damage when billions belonging to the wrong kind of people go missing."
"A timely and solid plot-driven read… full of surprising revelations. Another Grippando gripper."