Former Wall Street whiz and current convict Mickey Steinberg is nearing the end of his three-year sentence at Yankton - the cushy country club prison where he's enjoyed celebrity status - and he's ready to get out and get back on top. He doesn't have the resources he once did, but he's already hatched a new plan to sell a forgery of a stolen Van Gogh painting through the shady underground art market. He and his new partner, the smooth-talking Paul Reece, have a mark in mind: The sleazy con-man art dealer who swooped in on Mickey's beloved ex-wife after he was locked up. But with his old partner, Jack Grass, hell-bent on revenge and his pre-prison life closed to him, it won't be easy.
"Conning a con-man"
During an historic Wall Street boom, young MBA Finn Keane gets to perform on the world’s stage when he’s hired by the investment banking powerhouse Abercrombie, Wirth & Co. His first deal involves the acquisition of Milstien Stores by Kristos & Company. However, as soon as the business is handed over to founder Nick Christanapoulas’s ineffectual son-in-law, one of ABC’s senior managers, Jack Shane, engineers a risky financing that drives the business into bankruptcy. In the process, Shane demonstrates to Finn how Wall Streeters operate.
"Only for the Boys and their Toys"
Dani North is a filmmaker who just won an award at the Tribeca Film Festival for her documentary, The Drugging of Our Children, a film critical of the pharmaceutical industry. When a pharmaceutical industry vaccine researcher hands her “smoking gun” evidence about the national vaccination program seconds before he’s murdered right in front of her, Dani finds herself implicated and pursued by the police.
"Straight from the lifetime channel"
When he’s recruited by Walker & Company, the most distinguished investment bank on Wall Street, starry-eyed MBA Richard Blum can’t believe his luck. Sadly, his fantasy world comes to a crashing end when he learns that some crooks have a taste for Gucci loafers and Saville Row suits. CEO Jack Grass and Mickey Steinberg, head of Mergers and Acquisitions, are running an insider trading ring right under his nose. Even worse, to keep the Feds off their trail, they made sure Richard appeared to be a key player.
"Amateurish and Silly"
When a Muslim terrorist group called the al-Mujari kills Sasha Del Mira’s husband, the former CIA agent comes out of retirement to avenge his death and help stop an Arab Spring uprising intended to overthrow the Saudi government. Out for revenge, Sasha is determined to hunt down the leader of the al-Mujari, a man named Saif Ibn Mohammed al-Aziz. He was once Sasha’s ally in Saudi Arabia - and her lover.
Daniel Youngblood is a world-weary oil and gas investment banker who’s ready to hit the beach, when he’s hired by a Saudi Prince for an OPEC deal where he can net himself $25 million as a swan song. At the same time, he meets and falls in love with Lydia, an exotic European fashion photographer, who he later discovers is really a CIA trained spy with a shocking history with the Saudi Prince. She convinces Daniel to enlist in what becomes a race for the lovers to stop a Muslim terrorist internet plot to bring down the Saudi royal family and cripple the world’s oil capacity, all before they wind up dead.
"By far the worst novel I've listened too."
Daniel Youngblood ist ein Investmentbanker, der eigentlich die Nase voll hat von allem und ernsthaft an seinen Ausstieg denkt. Da aber wird er von einem saudischen Prinzen für einen großen OPEC-Deal engagiert, bei dem er sich den Abschied mit fünfundzwanzig Millionen US-Dollar versüßen könnte. Gleichzeitig lernt er Lydia, eine exotische europäische Modefotografin, kennen und verliebt sich in sie, nur um später feststellen zu müssen, dass sie in Wirklichkeit eine vom CIA ausgebildete Spionin mit schockierender Vergangenheit ist.