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Money to Burn

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Money to Burn

By James Grippando

HarperTorch, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780061556319, 447pp.

Publication Date: January 25, 2011

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-Money to Burn takes off like a rocket from page one and never slows down. Highly recommended.- -- Christopher Reich, author of Rules of Vengeance

In this timely stand-alone thriller ripped from the headlines, bestselling author James Grippando (Lying with Strangers, Intent to Kill, Born to Run) explores a world in which the destruction of financial institutions and the people who run them can occur in a matter of hours--even minutes. Fans of John Grisham's The Firm and the thrillers of Lisa Scottoline and Phillip Margolin are sure to love Money to Burn a -perfectly mixed cocktail of dry wit, sophisticated voice, believable characters, and] non-stop suspense- (Joseph Finder, author of Vanished and Paranoia).



Praise For Money to Burn

“Grippando’s latest thriller couldn’t be more timely. . . . All the elements you expect from a Grippando novel are here, including interesting characters, a plot filled with nonstop action and suspense, and continual surprises. A splendid read.”
-Romantic Times

“Reader Warning Alert: if you plan to read James Grippando’s white-hot thriller Money to Burn, push all your scheduled activities back for a few days. It’s impossible to put down. . . . His best yet. . . . Money to Burn is a real-time, heart-racing gamble.”
-Madison County Herald

“[A] gripping thriller.”
-National Examiner

“Scandals involving subprime lending, short selling, and Ponzi schemes provide a timely backdrop. . . . Grippando keeps the reader guessing. . . . The dramatic tension remains high with a sadistic hired killer, high-stakes wheeler-dealers, and plenty of cinematic escapes.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Ranking among his best, Grippando’s latest thriller will not disappoint his loyal readers. . . . The twists and turns are surprising and plentiful . . . and there will be plenty of readers staying up late to finish this in one sitting.”
-Library Journal

“Grippando is a skilled writer, and he works enough variations on the familiar theme to keep us guessing. . . . Recommend this one to fans of Joseph Finder’s PARANOIA, COMPANY MAN, or POWER PLAY.”
-Booklist

“A sleek, sophisticated thrill machine. . . . I thoroughly enjoyed this blood-soaked tale of murder and intrigue set among Wall Street’s most powerful and unscrupulous players. Highly recommended.”
-Christopher Reich, author of RULES OF VENGEANCE and NUMBERED ACCOUNT

“MONEY TO BURN will get you so excited and worked up, you just may go out and steal a few million.”
-Brad Meltzer, author of THE BOOK OF FATE and THE TENTH JUSTICE

“MONEY TO BURN is one of those all-too-rare novels you won’t be able to stop reading once you start. It’s a perfectly mixed cocktail of dry wit, sophisticated voice, believable characters, non-stop suspense, and plenty of vicarious pleasure.”
-Joseph Finder, author of Vanished and Paranoia

“James Grippando skillfully uses the financial meltdown, along with Ponzi schemes and identity theft, in an exciting and timely thriller. . . . This is a thriller through and through.”
-South Florida Sun Sentinel

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