More than that, however, I hope my son will remember. It felt, at times, that the character abundance got out of hand, but it was reigned in by the end. The battle of Iwo Jima was the bloodiest in the history of United States Marine Corp, with almost seven thousand Americans killed and over 19,000 wounded. The suspense, the stress he faces every minute of his life after the false accusations against him are heart wrenching. I guessed one of the surprises early into the book but won't spoil it but telling you whether my guess was correct. In the first 50 pages of this novel, there are two mysteries: a woman and a fortune have both vanished, although not at the same time.
His personal portfolio, worth millions, has vanished into cyberspace. Reveling in his good fortune, Michael logs into his computer, enters his password, and pulls up his biggest investment account: zero balance. His only clue is a new e-mail message: Just as planned. I loved the way he writes, the characters and I learned a tremendous amount about what led to the downfall of Wall Street. His son, a Miami lawyer, soon learns that the real danger isn't the ruthless Colombian rebels who have taken his father, but a mammoth insurance company with something sinister to hide.
But what if Ivy has come back from the dead, only to visit on Michael a fate worse than death? It was a gripping story. This was the first time for reading his work. At thirty one , Michael Cantella is a rising star at a wall street premier investment bank, Saxton Silvers. With these three words Michael's life as he knows it is liquidated, along with his investment portfolio. It's the eve of his thirty-fifth birthday, and Michael is still on track: successful career, beautiful new wife, piles of money. James Grippando is the author of this classic novel.
Geography, however, is the least of their problems. James Grippando brings to life just how frighteningly easy it would be to completely destroy the financial institutions that are at the heart of America. He must establish what the U. A doctor named Rene has caught Jack Swyteck's eye, and for the first time since his divorce, Jack thinks he's in love. On the eve of his thirty fifth birthday. Then on the night of his 35th birthday party he realizes that someone has stolen his portfilio, what happens next takes you on a non stop ride. Recommend this one to fans of Joseph Finder's Paranoia 2004 ,Company Man 2005 , or Power Play 2007 —all novels in which the hero is suddenly cut adrift from his friends, his colleagues, and his sense of his own life.
We all remember when the bottom fell out and investment banks were in the news every day. Someone has wiped him out. Financial media fanning the flames by carelessly spreading dangerous rumors planted by unscrupulous traders. There were lots of unexpected twists and turns in the book. The story starts off slow because James does a great job of setting up things to come.
He made the book sound too good to resist and I was not disappointed. I thoroughly enjoyed this blood-soaked tale of murder and intrigue set among Wall Street's most powerful and unscrupulous players. Falcon has some dark secrets behind his unusual demands—secrets that involve the mayor of Miami's beautiful twenty-eight-year-old daughter Alicia. Grippando does an excellent job of creating characters that are easy to love and even easier to hate. Money to Burn is more proof that Grippando's stand alone thrillers are every bit as exciting as the Jack Swyteck series. I read it in my own least favorite after my mom's death. His personal portfolio, worth millions, has vanished into cyberspace.
Saxton Silvers is suddenly on the brink of bankruptcy, and he's the leading suspect in its ruin. Yazarın bu konularda bilgili olduğu belli, bunu çok rahat anlayabiliyoruz. When Isaac turns up dead and Theo is a suspect, Jack needs Andie more than ever if he is to uncover the truth behind Isaac's murder and expose the web of greed and corruption that extends from Miami's Little Harlem to Miami's power elite. One also has to be concerned that not everything or everybody may not be what they seem to be. In a matter of hours, his entire portfolio has been wiped out and his wife is seeking a divorce.
It was a gripping story. It's a perfectly mixed cocktail of dry wit, sophisticated voice, believable chararacters, nonstop suspense, and plenty of vicarious pleasures. . The author has created a believeable living Hell for its chief character and he never really lets up from the start to the end. Ten years ago, Jessie Merrill Beyond Suspicion gave up a baby boy for adoption and now, two years after her death, Miami lawyer Jack Swyteck learns that he may have been the father of that child.