"In this seventh Eric Ward mystery, the solicitor sleuth is faced with two intertwined mysteries. At work, Ward is asked to give advice on a questionably legal financial Maneuver aimed at defending a major corporation from a hostile takeover bid. Eric's reputation rides on his ability to curb the rash impulses of anxious corporate heads and the ensure that they operate strictly according to commercial codes. Nearer to home, to acquisition adviser to the estate of Ward's wife is charged with the murder of his fiancee and asks Eric to represent him. Ward's investigation of the woman's background and associates turns up some interesting connections to the financial community. As the net of suspicious coincidences is drawn tighter, Roy Lewis gives his readers a sharp look at the shady side of the business world."
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Book Description St Martins Pr, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0312026374