By Mike Cooper
Someone is killing off Wall Street's shadiest financiers, and in simple terms Silas Cade can unravel it
With breakneck pacing, nonstop motion, and state-of-the-art info of today's monetary intelligence know-how, Clawback offers a thrill-a-minute narrative set on this planet of Too large to Fail. Silas Cade, a black-ops vet and gray-zone contractor, isn't any stranger to gunslinging or shady finance. After coming domestic from America's wars in a foreign country, he turns into an "accountant"—the go-to for Wall highway financiers who want jobs performed fast, quietly, and in anyway beneficial. employed by means of a huge participant to go to a tanking hedge fund supervisor and extract ten million funds in clawback—the needed go back of reimbursement paid on a deal that is going bad—Silas as a substitute discovers that somebody is killing off bankers far and wide big apple.
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That way, if the police patrols came by the station, he'd be able to see them through the bar's big window. The Cocktail Hour was small and dark. There was room for a bar and two tables and a video game and that was pretty much it. There was a fat guy playing the video game and two other fat guys sitting together at the bar, talking. There was rock music playing. Shannon sat on the side of the bar where he could look out the window and keep an eye on the bus station. The bartender came over to him there.
He knew exactly how he could do it, and do it again. You weren't even sorry afterward. Not really. You were ashamed, for sure. When you were sober, when you were satisfied and bare-assed, looking for your shorts, looking for some way to dull the contrast between what you knew full well you ought to be and what in fact you were, you were plenty ashamed then. You hated the consequences, the women screaming at you in their hurt and betrayal, the three sons by two mothers that you never saw, the one boy in jail.
The buttons of the blouse pattered on the carpeting. Benny grabbed hold of the girl's breast. The girl struggled, crying out in anguish and pain. "I called the police," she managed to say. Then her voice ended in a gasp as Benny squeezed her hard and pressed himself up against her. " said Shannon. "Shut up," Benny said. He was crazy. " Shannon hesitated. His blue flashlight beam played over the girl's face. He could see her terror and then her despair as Benny's hand started fumbling under her skirt.