The Banker's Wife

The Banker's Wife

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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.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]
ISBN: 9780735218451
0735218455
Characteristics: 341 pages ; 24 cm

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lauz32 Oct 06, 2018

A great UK thriller in the same vein as Peter Swanson, Shari Lapena and Gilly MacMillan, The Bankers Wife has two strong female leads whose paths seem destined to cross as they attempt to unravel a mystery spread between Europe and America. I enjoyed this page turner, and while the ending was no great surprise, it kept me hooked!

DPLpaigeone Jul 07, 2018

The perfect summer thriller!

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