The Banker's Wife
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The Banker's Wife : The addictive thriller that will keep you guessing

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Soon to be adapted as a TV series starring Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)

'An exciting journey into the dark under belly of the ultra-rich world of banking' The Times

'Immersive, satisfying, tense - and timely: This is probably happening for real right now' Lee Child

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Two women who have lost so much.

Two women with so much more to lose.

Annabel - her husband has died in a plane crash. But was it really an accident?

Marina - her editor has been found murdered. Is it a coincidence that he was working to expose a huge banking scandal?

Two women who will stop at nothing to find out the truth.

But the truth is not always what it seems.

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Praise for The Banker's Wife

'Alger delivers an addictive dose of suspense and intrigue with a surprisingly believable plot' USA Today

'A knockout of an international thriller' Chris Pavone, author of The Expats

'One of the best thrillers you'll read all summer' Hello Giggles

'A gripping, twisty thriller that asks how well we really know the people closest to us' Alafair Burke, author of The Wife
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 196 x 197 x 23mm | 244g
  • Mulholland Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1473684714
  • 9781473684713
  • 7,536

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Immersive, satisfying, tense - and timely: This is probably happening for real right now. Lee Child
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Honestly the most exciting thriller I've read in years * Coco's Tea Party * Gripping financial thrillers are rare. Few writers have an expert knowledge of banking fraud, as well as the ability to make it accessible to the reader. Cristina Alger passes all the tests . . . An exciting journey into the dark under belly of the ultra-rich world of banking. * The Times * Alger delivers an addictive dose of suspense and intrigue with a surprisingly believable plot * USA Today * The Banker's Wife will leave you breathless as you turn the pages, gasping as you uncover each delicious layer of this perfectly plotted thriller. We promise you'll be guessing until the very end. -- Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke, authors of The Good Widow Behind every great fortune, there's a crime... and a bank. From Geneva to London to New York, Cristina Alger takes us inside the secretive and corrupt world of the super-rich - and three women who struggle to survive their deadly undertow. -- Alex Berenson An engrossing financial thriller . . . This complex tale of how greed can upend innocent lives will resonate with many * Publisher's Weekly * A knockout of an international thriller, with glamorous lives on collision courses with high-stakes crime and high-level politics through the corridors of power in Europe and America. -- Chris Pavone The Banker's Wife is the best kind of thriller: break-neck pace, gutsy women characters who are their own heroes - and if the action in dazzling locales don't take your breath away, the twisty surprises will. -- Kate White, author of Even If It Kills Her Cristina Alger's ripped-from-the-headlines thriller is a fascinating glimpse into the mysterious world of billionaire banking, and kept me guessing until the very last page. I couldn't tear myself away. -- Janelle Brown, author of Watch Me Disappear Buckle up - The Banker's Wife is an international thriller that moves at a breakneck pace, keeping you on the edge of your seat * PopSugar * In Cristina Alger's expert hands, the world of complex international finance is the perfect setting for a gripping, twisty thriller that asks how well we really know the people closest to us. The Banker's Wife is smart, savvy, and beautifully written. It grabs the reader by the gut and doesn't let go until the last page. -- Alafair Burke, author of The Ex The Banker's Wife is a page-turning, plot-twisting international thriller of the first order. Cristina Alger's writing is as sophisticated and self-assured as the characters she's created. A remarkable and intriguing journey into the rarefied world of power and money. A perfect blend of mystery, suspense, and betrayal. -- Nelson DeMille Cristina Alger takes an inside look at the lucrative, high-stakes - and sometimes murderous - world of private banking in this stunning masterpiece. Whip smart and fraught with tension, The Banker's Wife packs a punch that doesn't let up. Brilliant. -- Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl Alger perfectly nails her twisty plot, wrapping everything up in a completely satisfying ending. Readers will be eagerly turning the pages of this fast-paced financial thriller * Booklist * Readers riding this international financial roller coaster will be kept on edge through its many twists and turns. Highly recommended for fans of fast-paced thrillers in the tradition of John Grisham * Library Journal (starred review) * Immersive, satisfying, tense - and timely: This is probably happening for real right now. -- Lee Child
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About Cristina Alger

Cristina Alger is a lifelong New Yorker. A graduate of Harvard College and NYU Law School, she worked as a financial analyst and a corporate attorney before becoming a writer. Her third novel, THE BANKER'S WIFE is a USA Today Bestseller. She's currently working on her fourth novel. She lives in New York with her husband and children.
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