Free to Trade by Michael Ridpath
A Novel of Suspense

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When the death of an attractive colleague and the details of a suspicious investment arouse the curiosity of a young bond trader at a small London financial house, he becomes caught in a web of international chicanery that could cost him more than his career.

"It is the author's insight into the complexities of the business that gives his novel so much life. And he can write.... Yes, he has a winner here." --The New York Times Book Review

 

About Michael Ridpath

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Previously Head of Trading at Saudi International Bank, where he managed the largest junk bond portfolio in Europe, Michael Ridpath burst upon the book world with his first financial thriller "Free to Trade," He is now a full-time writer and lives in North London with his wife and three children.
 
Published December 3, 2012 by Harper Collins. 400 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Business & Economics, Professional & Technical, Crime, Horror. Non-fiction

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Paul Murray is a novice bond trader at a modest London firm who, apart from carrying fleeting memories of Olympic glory (a runner, he claimed a bronze in the 800 meters), inhabits the stereotypical world of an aspiring financial shark, albeit a shark with pretty tame appetites: In a book populate...

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This was turning into a bad day," muses Paul Murray, a former Olympic runner currently managing portfolios for a London financial house.

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