By Christopher Reich
Bobby Astor is a fearless ny hedge-fund gunslinger at the verge of constructing his largest killing ever. yet every thing alterations while his father, the venerable leader govt of the hot York inventory alternate, is murdered besides the top of the Federal Reserve in a brazen, inexplicable assault at the South garden of the White condo. within the moments sooner than his loss of life, Astor’s father sends Bobby a mystifying textual content message . . . a unmarried be aware that Bobby quickly realizes bargains the single clue to the id of his father’s killer and the terrifying motivation at the back of the attack.
As Bobby unravels the secret in the back of his father’s dying, he crosses paths along with his ex-wife, no-nonsense distinct Agent Alex Forza of the FBI, who's sizzling at the path of a band of elite foreign terrorists motive on infiltrating ny urban. all of the whereas, Bobby needs to struggle to carry jointly his more and more dicy enterprise deal. At stake is not just the survival of his corporation and a mammoth fortune . . . but additionally a worldly international conspiracy that threatens the total economic system of the United States.
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