Mad Money - Madeline Carter, Bk 1 Author:Linda L. Richards A new life, a fresh start. — That's what Madeline Carter is looking for when she quits her high-pressure job in New York and moves to Los Angeles. But Madeline is one of those people who can't help but attract trouble... — Beautiful, calm, quiet. It's everything Madeline imagined California would be... everything her life as a stockbro... more »ker in New York wasn't. Still, when Madeline runs into ex-boyfriend Ernest Carmichael Billings, who gives her a hot tip about a company where he is about to be named CEO, she wonders, as a day trader, what would be the harm in acting on the tip. Innocent enough, right?
Wrong. Because when Ernest goes missing and the stock starts to plummet, Madeline decides to do something. She sets out to uncover just what's going on... and lands right in the middle of kidnapping, corporate fraud and murder. This is definitely more than she bargained for...« less
Linda Richards is an enjoyable writer--and prescient, given what unfolded with the Madoff scandal years AFTER she wrote this book. I asked her if she had any early inclination that the collapse of the stock market was in the offing. She said she always felt it was inevitable. A good book; can't wait to read her next one.
A new life, a fresh start. That's what Madeline Carter is looking for when she her high-pressure job in New York and moves to Los Angeles. But Madeline is one of those people who can't help but attract trouble...