The Big End of Town
At last Australia has a world-class master of intrigue... W. R. Widerberg takes us on a page turning roller-coaster into the treacherous world of big business, where the stakes are to die for. I couldn't put it down. Paul B. Kidd, Radio 2UE, Sydney 'Calvert had been defrauding Monarch all that time. The dilemma tugged at David as he drove. Calvert was the chairman. He was the chairman of a bank. He sat on the boards of the country's blue chip companies. He was a lawyer for Christ's sake. He influenced the appointment of judges...' Lionel Calvert, powerful chairman of Monarch, offers David Preston the job of turning around the failing brewery. Calvert introduces David to a lifestyle he'd only dreamed of. But success comes at a price. Unwilling to be drawn into corrupt financial dealings, David resigns...then makes a surprise takeover bid for Monarch. But has he underestimated the lengths Calvert will go to in order to protect his wealth and reputation? In a thrilling race against time, David discovers that it's not only his career that's at stake. It's his life.