Need You Now by James Grippando
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New York Times bestseller James Grippando returns with a gripping new stand-alone novel: a story ripped from the headlines, in which a young financial adviser and his girlfriend uncover a conspiracy that reaches from Wall Street to Washington, from the trading floors of the Stock Exchange to the deepest halls of government. Like Grippando’s recent bestsellers, Afraid of the Dark and Money to Burn—as well as Grippando classics like A King’s Ransom and Beyond Suspicion—the provocative Need You Now is a fast-paced thriller in which danger and conspiracy lie behind every plot and promise, and the future of the nation lies in the hands of an unlikely champion.

“Grippando grips from the first page.” —Harlan Coben

About James Grippando

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JAMES GRIPPANDO is the bestselling author of Intent to Kill, Born to Run, Last Call, Lying with Strangers, When Darkness Falls, Got the Look, Hear No Evil, Last to Die, Beyond Suspicion, A King's Ransom, Under Cover of Darkness, Found Money, The Abduction, The Informant, and The Pardon. He lives in Florida, where he was a trial lawyer for 12 years.
Published January 3, 2012 by Harper. 515 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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And then there’s a lowly quantitative analyst, a “quant,” who diagrammed a plot tracing the billions through a mysterious project code-named BAQ and into hawalas, a worldwide informal banking and money-transfer system often used by the wrong kind of people.

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A Ponzi scheme of Bernie Madoff proportions drives this winning financial thriller from bestseller Grippando (Money to Burn).

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New York Journal of Books

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A citizen is protected by it a first time, then has another mishap and enters it again with another identity, then gains knowledge of another crime, again assuring survival by the justice system in a Witness Protection Protection Protection Program.

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It definitely will keep you guessing and gives new meaning to the term “collateral damage” in reference to the brutal global financial wars we read about every day.Reviewed by Ray Palen on January 12, 2012 Need You Nowby James Grippando Comment Rules: Comments will be closed thirty ...

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Denver Post

(Just think of John le Carre, who has perfected the art of bafflement.) But something is amiss when a reasonably bright reader finds herself mentally drifting from the page to mull over questions like, "Wait, was the thug who strangled the banker with razor wire the same thug who strangled the ot...

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City Book Review

Michael, a young financial advisor, has been recruited to check on Lilly, a young lady working in Singapore for the International Bank of Switzerland.

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