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Successor, the (2007) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

High-stake decisions are all in a day's work for Christian Gillette, chairman of New York's most renowned private equity firm. But now Gillette is offered the chance to seal a deal unlike any other. The leader of Cuba is dead, and the United States is poised to support a cabal of Cuban professionals plotting a coup. U.S. president Jesse Wood wants Gillette to meet with the conspirators and size up the chances for a successful capitalist revolution. But by no means can Gillette's mission be traced back to the White House. If anything goes wrong, Gillette is on his own. What he doesn't realize is that enemies in high places have set in motion a campaign of deception, sabotage, and murder whose shock waves will resonate from Havana to Washington, D.C. But for Gillette, the greatest peril lies much closer to home.

Original title: The Successor


Genre: FictionAdventurePolitical Intrigue and Terrorism
FictionCrime and MysterySuspense

Edition #1: Successor, the

Successor, the (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A timely thriller...supercharged fun." New York Daily News
  • "Whether in the boardroom or on Air Force One, Frey knows how to deliver intrigue with just enough thrills to keep the pages turning." Booklist
  • "Stephen Frey enlivens finance the way Patricia Cornwell does forensic science and the way Dan Brown does medieval studies." Forbes
  • "Powerful and suspenseful." The Stuart News/Port St. Lucie News
  • "Larger-than-life...Plenty of political intrigue, twists and fast-paced action will keep you hooked till the end of this suspenseful potboiler." Romantic Times
  • "It's high action, worthy of a long winter's read." Barron's
  • "A timely thriller...The action quickly takes on a life of its own." Publishers Weekly
  • "An intriguing book and fast-paced read."
  • "Exciting...The action roars along like a small tsunami." Publishers Weekly
  • "When it comes to high-finance intrigue, this series continues to look good on the bottom line." Booklist
  • "Fast-paced and full of plenty of twists and turns...If you are looking for a book with plenty of thrills, action, and suspense, this is the one for you." Mysteries Galore
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Successor, the (February 2008)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345480637
Dimensions: 6.99 x 4.27 x 1.05
Pages: 372

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