JustDesserts by Alan Bromley
Approx. 11,820 words.
Published on February 7, 2012.
This is a tale of a close-knit group of "friends" who greatly profit from an insider-trading deal, and boast about it to one friend they left out of the deal, a financial journalist. David, the writer becomes incensed and seeks revenge that turns the lives of his former "friends" upside down, until everyone gets his "just desserts.
Set in Vermont, the story moves to New York City and its suburbs