The Prince of Risk: A Novel

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Dec 3, 2013 - Fiction - 384 pages
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The New York Times bestselling author of Numbered Account and the Rules of Deception series returns to the treacherous world of Wall Street. The Prince of Risk is a high-octane financial thriller set at the crossroads of high finance and international terrorism.

Robert "Bobby" Astor is a rising New York hedge fund manager on the cusp of making his biggest, most daring killing yet. But everything changes when his father, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, is killed in a brazen, mystifying attack on the south lawn of the White House while en route to deliver a terrifying secret to the President of the United States.

In the wake of the attacks, Astor sees the business he built crumble around him and finds himself on the brink of ruin. A cryptic clue leads him deeper into the web of lies surrounding his father's murder, and Astor stumbles onto a sophisticated foreign conspiracy that threatens to wipe out not only Astor's own fund but to destroy the entire foundationof the financial system of the United States.

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Engaging financial thriller: attack on NYC. Flat prose. - Goodreads
Price of Risk is a classic page turner. - Goodreads
This book is as good as any A list writer out there. - Goodreads
The plot is fast paced and quite enjoyable. - Goodreads
A real page turner and well worth the read. - Goodreads
Finally, it is a true page turner, hard to put down. - Goodreads

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This book is a very quick read with short chapters and page-turning chapter endings. The plot has enough investment and Wall Street detail to be believable, but not so much terminology that the story ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rickie Blair - Goodreads

This is the first of Christopher Reich's books I've read and I'm sure I'll be going back and trying some of the others. The characters are excellent, if a little over the top--the author takes care to ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

CHRISTOPHER REICH is the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Deception, Rules of Vengeance, Rules of Betrayal, Numbered Account, The Devil's Banker, and many others. His novel The Patriots Club won the International Thriller Writers award for Best Novel in 2006. He lives in Encinitas, California.

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