The Prince of Risk
By Christopher Reich
Anchor Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780307946577, 541pp.
Publication Date: September 30, 2014
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Robert "Bobby" Astor is a rising New York hedge fund manager on the cusp of making his biggest deal yet. But everything changes when his father, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, is killed in a brazen attack on the south lawn of the White House while en route to deliver a terrifying secret to the President. In the wake of the attack, Astor's business begins to crumble. A cryptic clue leads him deeper into the web of lies surrounding his father's murder, and Astor stumbles onto a sophisticated foreign conspiracy that threatens to wipe out not only Astor's own fund but to destroy the entire foundation of the financial system of the United States.
“The Prince of Risk is a terrific thriller, written by a guy who knows what he's doing. Check it out. I think you'll love it.”
"The Prince of Risk will knock your socks off. Christopher Reich seamlessly weaves the high-stakes world of hedge funds and international terrorism into a frightening, big-time thriller that pulls you into his world and rockets ahead like a runaway train. Reich knows how to deliver, and does."
"At the moment I'm reading a great new financial thriller by Christopher Reich, The Prince of Risk. One thing Doug [Preston] and I love to do in our books is come up with scary but credible near-future scenarios--and crafting just such scenarios is a talent Reich has in spades.”
Critical Raves for NUMBERED ACCOUNT:
“A smart and sophisticated thriller.”
– The New York Times
– The Wall Street Journal
“Tension crackles like crisp new banknotes.”
“A brilliant thriller.”
– James Patterson
“Taut, sophisticated….The inner sanctum of Swiss banking.”
– Nelson DeMille
– Chicago Tribune