G.P. Putnam's Sons, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780425269046, 432pp.
Publication Date: September 3, 2013
After two years in federal prison, Jason Stafford is no longer welcome on Wall Street. But due to his financial crime expertise, one firm wants him to quietly look for irregularities in the books of one of their junior traders, whose body was just pulled from the Long Island Sound.
Raising an autistic five-year-old alone, Stafford can t refuse the lucrative offer. The job is supposed to last two weeks, tops. But soon he's facing threats and intimidation, and more people are dying. Stafford must fight for his life while struggling to save his son from a different kind of danger
Nominated for the Edgar(r)Award for Best First Novel.
“An exciting and fascinating tale of big money and even bigger crime.”—Joseph Finder
“One of the best books I’ve read this year.”—John Sandford
“One of the year's finest crime debuts.”—Booklist
“Immediately captivating.”—The Dallas Morning News
“Never has Wall Street been so interesting and so dangerous.”—Lisa Gardner
“Sears does the near impossible in this high-finance thriller: He turns a Wall Street executive, who’s just served jail time for fudging figures, into a sympathetic character.”—Kirkus Reviews