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    • The Banker's Wife

    • By: Cristina Alger
    • Narrated by: Karissa Vacker
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 189

    On an early morning in November, a couple boards a private plane bound for Geneva, flying into a storm. Soon after, it simply drops off the radar, and its wreckage is later uncovered in the Alps. Among the disappeared is Matthew Lerner, a banking insider at Swiss United, a powerful offshore bank. His young widow, Annabel, is left grappling with the secrets he left behind, including an encrypted laptop and a shady client list. As she begins a desperate search for answers, she determines that Matthew's death was no accident, and that she is now in the crosshairs of his powerful enemies.  

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible book

    • By Not a romance reader on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Darlings

    • A Novel
    • By: Cristina Alger
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Fried
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Now that he's married to Merrill Darling, daughter of billionaire financier Carter Darling, attorney Paul Ross has grown accustomed to New York society and all of its luxuries: a Park Avenue apartment, weekends in the Hamptons, bespoke suits. When Paul loses his job, Carter offers him the chance to head the legal team at his hedge fund. Thrilled with his good fortune in the midst of the worst financial downturn since the Great Depression, Paul accepts the position. But Paul's luck is about to shift....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Madoff Spin-off

    • By Pamela Harvey on 02-28-12

    Regular price: $24.50

    • This Was Not the Plan

    • A Novel
    • By: Cristina Alger
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    Charlie Goldwyn's life hasn't exactly gone according to plan. A widower at 34, he is left trying to raise a quirky five-year-old, Caleb, whose obsession with natural disasters and penchant for girls' clothing have made him a loner at his preschool. The only thing Charlie does have going for him is his job at a prestigious law firm where - after 10 long years of 12-hour days and working through weekends and a huge win on a settlement - he is finally a rising star on his way to becoming a partner.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Modern Fairy Tale

    • By RueRue on 03-04-16

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Banker's Wife

    • By: Cristina Alger
    • Narrated by: Karissa Vacker
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The only thing worse than finding out that your husband is dead is discovering the secrets he left behind. Annabel's seemingly perfect expatriate life in Geneva is shattered when her banker husband Matthew's plane crashes in the Alps. When Annabel finds clues that his death may not be all it seems, she puts herself in the crosshairs of powerful enemies and questions whether she really knew her husband at all. Meanwhile, journalist Marina is investigating Swiss United, the bank where Matthew worked. But when she uncovers evidence of a shocking global financial scandal that implicates someone close to home, she is forced to make an impossible choice.

    Regular price: $21.81