The Silent Oligarch: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 19, 2012 - Fiction - 336 pages
21 Reviews
“A happy partner to the work of Deighton, Archer, and le Carré... carried on craftily understated prose that approaches cold poetry… a first-class novel." (Booklist, starred review)

Racing between London and Moscow, Kazakhstan and the Caymans, The Silent Oligarch reveals a sinister unexplored world where the wealthy buy the justice they want—and the silence they need. The first novel by Chris Morgan Jones—after his eleven years of work at the world's largest business intelligence agency—The Silent Oligarch introduces Benjamin Webster, mercenary spy to the rich and powerful. Hired to destroy a Russian oil baron, Webster discovers that his target's weak spot is a diffident English lawyer who hides the money generated from his master's vast criminal empire. Soon Webster's questions cause the lawyer's fragile world to crumble, forcing them both into a desperate race around the world to escape the oligarch's vengeance.
 

  

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User Review  - ma7cu3 - LibraryThing

The plot has been outlined by other reviewers. I just wanted to add that this book is a worthy read for anybody who is interested not only in suspension/crime genre but also in how Russian money ... Read full review

Review: The Silent Oligarch (Ben Webster #1)

User Review  - Richard Toscan - Goodreads

This is Chris Morgan Jones' first novel, but don't hold that against him. It's a brilliant spy/thriller and while it's commonplace nowadays for publishers to claim that anybody writing in this genre ... Read full review

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Seventeen
Epilogue
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Chris Morgan Jones worked at the world's largest business intelligence agency for eleven years, advising Middle Eastern governments, Russian oligarchs, New York banks, London hedge funds, and African mining companies. The Silent Oligarch is his first novel. He lives in London.

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