At the crossroads of high finance and international terrorism, a son is searching for his father's killer. . . Robert "Bobby" Astor is a rising New York hedge fund manager on the cusp of making his biggest deal yet. But everything changes when his father, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, is killed in a brazen attack on the south lawn of the White House while en route to deliver a terrifying secret to the President. In the wake of the attack, Astor's business begins to crumble. A cryptic clue leads him deeper into the web of lies surrounding his father's murder, and Astor stumbles onto a sophisticated foreign conspiracy that threatens to wipe out not only Astor's own fund but to destroy the entire foundation of the financial system of the United States.
About the Author
Christopher Reich was born in Tokyo and grew up in Los Angeles. He was employed by the Bank of Switzerland where for many years he worked in the bank's private banking department in Geneva before joining the department of mergers and acquisitions in Zurich. In 1995, Reich decided to pursue writing full-time. Numbered Account, a New York Times bestseller, was his first novel. He lives in California with his wife and two daughters.
“The Prince of Risk is a terrific thriller, written by a guy who knows what he's doing. Check it out. I think you'll love it.” --Steve Berry
"The Prince of Risk will knock your socks off. Christopher Reich seamlessly weaves the high-stakes world of hedge funds and international terrorism into a frightening, big-time thriller that pulls you into his world and rockets ahead like a runaway train. Reich knows how to deliver, and does." --Robert Crais
"At the moment I'm reading a great new financial thriller by Christopher Reich, The Prince of Risk. One thing Doug [Preston] and I love to do in our books is come up with scary but credible near-future scenarios--and crafting just such scenarios is a talent Reich has in spades.” --Lincoln Child
Critical Raves for NUMBERED ACCOUNT:
“A smart and sophisticated thriller.” – The New York Times
“Breakneck speed.” – The Wall Street Journal
“Tension crackles like crisp new banknotes.” – People
“A brilliant thriller.” – James Patterson
“Taut, sophisticated….The inner sanctum of Swiss banking.” – Nelson DeMille