Chameleon

By Richard Hains
Beaufort Books, Hardcover, 9780825305108, 322pp.

Publication Date: January 2010

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Description
Jon Phillips is head bond trader at one of Wall Street's largest investment banks and lives the American dream in the heart of New York's decadent banking community. But, after years of selfishness and extravagance, he plans his exit through an unprecedented and ultimately fraudulent deal in the US government bond market. A high-ranking colleague, who sits on the bank's main board, has teamed up with a Russian financier in order to provide Jon with one of the key elements vital to the success of his ingenious scheme. The deal goes spectacularly wrong and Jon's world collapses. As the Russians desperately attempt to recover their lost millions, Jon is thrown into a deadly game of cat and mouse. From the seedy nightspots of downtown NYC to the plush yacht clubs of the Hamptons, pastoral aristocratic England, and Southern Australia's endless beaches, past lovers, new menaces, and numerous apparently accidental deaths line his trail. Jon's survival now depends on putting the past behind him and becoming a calculated predator instead of the vulnerable prey.



About the Author
Richard Hains is a financial expert and successful global investor with over twenty years experience. Along with his brothers, he runs a substantial private hedge fund that invests globally in the major equity, fixed income, and foreign exchange markets.He is an Australian citizen based in London.
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