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The banker's wife / Cristina Alger.

By: Alger, Cristina [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]Description: 341 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780735218451; 0735218455; 9780525538486; 0525538488.Subject(s): Aircraft accidents -- Fiction | Women journalists -- Fiction | Banks and banking, International -- Fiction | Widows -- Fiction | Aircraft accidents -- Fiction | FICTION -- Family Life | FICTION -- Thrillers | FICTION -- Women | Aircraft accidents | Banks and banking, International | Widows | Women journalistsGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Suspense fiction. | Mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction)DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: On an early morning in November, a couple boards a private plane bound for Geneva, flying into a storm. Soon after, it simply drops off the radar, and its wreckage is later uncovered in the Alps. Among the disappeared is Matthew Werner, a banking insider at Swiss United, a powerful offshore bank. His young widow, Annabel, is left grappling with the secrets he left behind, including an encrypted laptop and a shady client list. As she begins a desperate search for answers, she determines that Matthew's death was no accident, and that she is now in the crosshairs of his powerful enemies. Meanwhile, ambitious society journalist Marina Tourneau has finally landed at the top. Now that she's engaged to Grant Ellis, she will stop writing about powerful families and finally be a part of one. Her entry into the upper echelons of New York's social scene is more appealing than any article could ever be, but, after the death of her mentor, she agrees to dig into one more story. While looking into Swiss United, Marina uncovers information that implicates some of the most powerful men in the financial world, including a few who are too close to home. The story could also be the answer to Annabel's heartbreaking search--if Marina chooses to publish it.
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On an early morning in November, a couple boards a private plane bound for Geneva, flying into a storm. Soon after, it simply drops off the radar, and its wreckage is later uncovered in the Alps. Among the disappeared is Matthew Werner, a banking insider at Swiss United, a powerful offshore bank. His young widow, Annabel, is left grappling with the secrets he left behind, including an encrypted laptop and a shady client list. As she begins a desperate search for answers, she determines that Matthew's death was no accident, and that she is now in the crosshairs of his powerful enemies. Meanwhile, ambitious society journalist Marina Tourneau has finally landed at the top. Now that she's engaged to Grant Ellis, she will stop writing about powerful families and finally be a part of one. Her entry into the upper echelons of New York's social scene is more appealing than any article could ever be, but, after the death of her mentor, she agrees to dig into one more story. While looking into Swiss United, Marina uncovers information that implicates some of the most powerful men in the financial world, including a few who are too close to home. The story could also be the answer to Annabel's heartbreaking search--if Marina chooses to publish it.

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