Numbered Account Author:Christopher Reich In this explosive debut thriller, Christopher Reich tells the harrowing story of a young man willing to risk everything - his career, his integrity, even his life. _ to hunt down his fathers killer. Set in the secret, labyrinthine world of Swiss Banking, Numbered Account could only have been written by an insider - the author himself worked in p... more »rivate banking department of the Union Bank of Switzerland for three years.
Former US Marine and Harvard Business School Graduate Nicholas Neumann seems to have it all: A dream job, a beautiful fiancee, a future bright with promise. But beneath the dazzling veneer of this golden boy is a man haunted by the brutal killing of his father seventeen years before. And when new evidence implicates the venerable United Swiss bank in the crime, Nick finds hgimself willing to do whatever it takes to uncover the truth.
Leaving behind everything he holds dear, Nick takes a job in Zurich with the United Swiss Bank, and is soon plunged into a world where everything- loyalty, power, even life and death - can be bought and sold for the right price. Turning for help from a beautiful women with an agenda of her own. Nick`s search spirals to a climax. As the secrets of the venerable are laid bare, Nick suddenly knows far to much-about the offer he never should have accepted, the money he never should have handled, and the women he never should have loved. And as the darkness gathers around him, Nick is faced with a shattering truth: To catch the criminal who murdered his father, he must become a criminal himself.
A work of searing intelligence and sheer story telling genius. Numbered Account is one of those rare thrillers that not only makes you sweat, but makes you think.« less