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Absolute Risk

(2010)
(The second book in the Graham Gage series)
A novel by

 
 
An FBI Agent, disgraced and dead. A Muslim economist, deported from the US and tortured. The world's largest hedge fund, secreted off-shore. A Federal Reserve Chairman who suspects a dangerous connection among them. And private investigator Graham Gage, to whom he turns to learn the truth. From New York to Boston to Marseilles to Washington DC, Gage races to expose a economic terrorism conspiracy against the United States, his heart burdened and his work complicated by an uprising in western China in which his wife is caught, by an indecisive Acting US President under the influence of a politically powerful, but increasingly delusional evangelical minister, by ruthless and double-dealing Chinese business leaders, and by a PLA general gripping the largest army in the world with one hand, and Gage's wife in the other.

Underlying each plot turn are questions about the vulnerability of the debt-burdened US economy, the use of mathematical financial models, market manipulation and insider trading, the use of rendition and torture, US corporate complicity in foreign corruption, and America's commitment to its own values.

Genre: Thriller
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Praise for this book

"A brisk pace and intriguing plot make the pages turn themselves." - Richard North Patterson


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Used availability for Steven Gore's Absolute Risk

Hardback Editions

September 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: Absolute Risk: A Graham Gage Mystery
Author(s): Steven Gore
ISBN: 1-59058-771-5 / 978-1-59058-771-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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Paperback Editions

October 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Absolute Risk
Author(s): Steven Gore
ISBN: 0-06-178220-3 / 978-0-06-178220-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper
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Kindle Editions

October 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Absolute Risk (A Graham Gage Thriller Book 2)
Author(s): Steven Gore
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
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