Long Way Down (A Jason Stafford Novel #3) (Paperback)

By Michael Sears

G.P. Putnam's Sons, 9780425276532, 432pp.

Publication Date: February 2, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/4/2015)
Hardcover (2/5/2015)
Hardcover, Large Print (4/1/2015)

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Description

From the author of the acclaimed, award-winning debut novel Black Fridays, a story of murder, greed, and corruption—and the lengths to which one man will go for his family.
 
Two years in a federal prison has changed Jason Stafford, but one thing it has taught him as a financial investigator is how to detect a lie. Though Philip Haley has been indicted for insider trading on his own company, Stafford believes him when he says he’s been set up. It does make him dangerous to be around, though. The deeper Stafford investigates, the more secrets he uncovers . . . secrets people would kill for.


About the Author

Michael Sears was sixty-one when his first novel, Black Fridays, was published. After nine years as a professional actor, he got an MBA from Columbia University and spent more than twenty years on Wall Street, rising to become the managing director in the bond trade and underwriting divisions of Paine Webber and, later, Jefferies & Co., before heeding his father’s advice: “When it stops being fun, get out.” He did so in 2005, and returned to what had always given him the greatest joy—writing—studying at NYU and the New School.
 
The temptations that drag down some of his characters are well known to him, as are the insider-trading perils that form the core of the new novel. The autism is known to him, too, from his extended family, and he has seen the struggles and the rewards.
 
Sears holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland, and he lives in Sea Cliff, New York, with his wife, artist Barbara Segal. They have two sons.


Praise For Long Way Down (A Jason Stafford Novel #3)

Praise for Michael Sears’s Long Way Down

“It is not a stretch to say that Long Way Down will be one of the best thrillers of 2015. The story has a touch of kindness and love, as well as twists and turns based on absolute greed and corruption, making this a thriller that will be unforgettable for suspense fans everywhere.”
Suspense Magazine
 
“As soon as Stafford tears into his new assignment, a buzz starts that won’t let go. The tension and suspense are genuine and gripping.” —Booklist (starred review)
 
“If someone had told me one of my favorite new series would be about a disgraced Wall Street trader turned financial wrongdoings investigator, I would not have put money on it. But Michael Sears’ Jason Stafford series is so compelling you’ll be turning pages even if all you balance is your checkbook.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer
 
“Exceptional . . . Financial mysteries are only part of what make these books so compelling. Sears infuses them with a startling amount of humanity and warmth.” —The Arizona Republic
 
“Michael Sears has a golden touch with words. With a compelling plot and the authenticity of Jason’s professional and personal worlds, this is a solid reader investment.” —Shelf Awareness