From dust cover: Ther mergers and acquisitions game --M & A-heats up as Jeffrey Gruen, one of Wall Street's most notorious corporate raiders, announces his intention to acquire the highly profitable Andersen Foods Corporation, maker of many of the country's best-known household food products.
Flemming Anderson, Chairman of the Board of Andersen Foods, vehemently opposes the offer. But his greedy family has other ideas. During their disagreement, Flemming is found dead. Then another death follows.
Reuben Frost, the urbane retired Wall Street lawyer, who tracked killers among lawyers and in the ballet world in Murphy's murder for lunch & Murder takes a partner, returns in Murders & Acquisitions to solve his most puzzling case yet.