When the multi-billion-pound takeover of Provident Bank is announced, life will never be the same for many of the city's influencial players. Six days later, the bloated body of the Provident Finance Director is fished from the Thames. DS Hammond investigates, unaware of the ultimate consequences.
When the multi-billion-pound takeover of Provident Bank is sensationally announced, life will never again be the same for many influential players in the City. A star equities dealer has just bought a million soaring Provident shares - and others wonder how he does it. A London Stock Exchange investigator begins his work. A leading research analyst speaks her mind to the media. A finance director celebrates with a visit to a discreet Docklands townhouse. A lucrative yet bizarre lifestyle is suddenly in jeopardy. Shortly afterwards, DI Ted Hammond of the metropolitan police discovers a bloated body in the Thames and, unaware of the ultimate consequences, explores a complex web of inter-connected lives in his search for a ruthless killer.
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Praise for SQUARE MILE: 'A rattling good yarn' - Irish IndependentA complete initiation into the financial City . . . Kilduff's plot is immaculately conceived - Law Society GazettePraise for THE DEALER: 'Plenty of insight into the murkier side of the financial world, a sprinkling of corruption, a soupcon of intrigue, not to mention a smattering of sex' - Publishing NewsAll in all a well-constructed story against an authentic back-ground - The citizen
About Paul Kilduff
Born in Dublin in 1964, Paul Kilduff moved to London in 1989 where he spent six years working with a leading securities house and an international banking group. Paul returned to Dublin in 1995 where he now works for a US global investment bank. THE DEALER is his second novel.
The Dealer by Paul Kilduff
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