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Long Way Down

(2015)
(The third book in the Jason Stafford series)
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From the author of the acclaimed, award-winning debut novel Black Fridays comes a story of murder, greed, and corruption--and the lengths to which one man will go for his family. He approached me in the street--bone thin, gray bearded, holding out a small envelope. "The man said you'd give me five bucks for it." Inside was a one-word message: "RUN."

Two years in a federal prison has changed Jason Stafford, is still changing him, but one thing it has taught him as a financial investigator is how to detect a lie. He doesn't think Philip Haley is lying. An engineer on the verge of a biofuel breakthrough, Haley has been indicted for insider trading on his own company, and Stafford believes him when he says he's been set up. Haley does indeed have enemies. He is not a nice man. Doesn't make him a criminal. It does make him dangerous to be around, though. The deeper Stafford investigates, the more secrets he starts to uncover--secrets for which people would kill. And that's exactly what happens. Soon it is Stafford himself who is under attack and, worse, his family--his fiance, his young son--and he is a fugitive, desperately trying to stay one step ahead of both the killers and the law.


Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"An extraordinary writer." - Lisa Gardner


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