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Death of a Financier
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Tom Barton arrives in Kovalam, a small tourist resort in the southern Indian state of Kerala. In the Maharaja Palace he finds himself in the company of holiday makers including Stephen Parkly, the CEO of a City bank, and his young wife Emma. Parkly falls gravely ill as his mortgage and investment bank is caught in the financial storm with it’s shares plunging on the London Stock Exchange.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Leroy Peters, a headstrong 15 year old boy, living in the East of London finds that his school is mysteriously changing into a strangely cerebral but ominous place. He has no idea why, but when his father, Donald, a detective in the local police force, tells the family of a new drug sweeping the East End, it all adds up. Leroy faces chasing, kidnap and betrayal in an attempt to stop it.
Moses Trod
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 225,060. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A drama of contrasts where two generations intertwine through the life of one man, encountering music, wealth, women, artists, good times and bad as he struggles to come to terms with life and love, always meaning to leave the world a better place. Beneath this fast flowing story lies Moses, a tramp who wanders the streets and hills. 'It was the hills that made him...'
Thanks, Eddie
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Price: $2.24 USD. Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A witty satire on City life, which will be gruesomely familiar to all those who work within the Square Mile. The Times Most enjoyable...good on office atmosphere, City jargon, slap and tickle. The Guardian No-one knows more about the workings of Dividend Investments than Eddie Fly... no, he isn't the Chief Executive but the head messenger, the life and soul of the company...
Our Worship of Riches
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In The City, London’s version of Wall Street, three smart and sophisticated brokers get set to flee an old-line financial advisory and take the firm’s wealthiest clients with them. What they haven’t counted on, though, is encountering bad boy Phil Timmins, the politically incorrect, street smart, Vincent-riding ex-RM Commano with a low tolerance for hypocracy.
Maximum Republic
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You set the price! Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Anyone who knows anything about Britain knows that it is a democracy and a constitutional monarchy. The trouble is, it is neither. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is one of the most exotic nations on earth. In Maximum Republic Dan Hind explains how the country is currently run and sets out a programme of thorough reform.
In Defence of the City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
Written by six of the leading financial theorists in Britain, this book puts forward a powerful case for the freedom of the City of London and the financial industries that it holds. Free trade and innovation are the keys to future prosperity. The siren voices calling for government interference and regulation must be resisted.
The Plan
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Price: Free! Words: 110,610. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Business
The Plan is the third part of the Turning Point trilogy 2009-2010, the crisis bites