Paper Money is a tautly woven, intriguing story of a single day in the life of the London Evening Post. As various stories break--the awarding of an oil-drilling contract, a mammoth cash robbery, the blackmailing of a politician--awkward questions begin to tie the events together, but will the full story ever make the headlines? By the grand master of suspense, Ken Follett.
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Crime, high finance and journalism - all are interconnected in this early thriller by the author of On Wings of Eagles, Lie Down with Lions, and The Key to Rebecca. In one suspenseful, action-packed day, fortunes change hands as the Evening Post's ambitious young reporter scrambles to crack the story. A suicidal junior minister, an avaricious tycoon, and a seasoned criminal with his team of tough "lads" all play their parts in a scheme that moves "paper money" around at a dizzying pace.From the Back Cover:
It would make a powerful government official risk his reputation -- and career -- in one unforgettable night....
It would set the stock market spinning in a bold move to take over a giant corporation....
And it was worth any gamble for a corporate raider who used illicit information as his tool -- and deadly violence as his weapon....
An explosive novel of high finance and underworld villainy from Ken Follett, the grand master of international action and suspense.
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