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Need You Now a book

3 Ratings: 3.3
A thriller by James Grippando

The New York Times bestselling author returns with a gripping, new stand-alone novel ripped from the headlines, in which a young financial advisor and his girlfriend uncover a conspiracy that reaches from Wall Street deep into the halls of government. … see full wiki

Author: James Grippando
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: HarperCollins
Date Published: 01-03-2012
ISBN: 9780061840302
3 reviews about Need You Now a book
review by . January 02, 2012
The usually dependable Grippando goes off course with this one and tries to cram too many ideas into one story (Maddoff, witness protection, government plots, corporate intrigue, computer hackers, terrorists, mercenaries, et al.). On top of that the title of the book refers to a Lady Antebellum song and really has no bearing on the meat of the plot.    Patrick Lloyd was sent to Singapore by a government agent to spy on Lily Scanlon who may have knowledge of two billion dollars …
review by . January 16, 2012
Need You Now   Author James Grippando   Reviewed By Fran Lewis       One man decided to take matters into his own hands and end his life. This same man pulled off a Ponzi scheme right in front of everyone’s eyes and thought he would never get caught. Rather than face the music, pay the penalty or even divulge where the money was hidden, Abe Cushman took a leap out of a window and buried his secrets and money along with him. But, there is much more …
review by . January 15, 2012
This is a contemporary novel influenced by the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. In this case, Abe Cushman, former chairman of the NASDAQ stock exchange commits suicide when his Ponzi scheme is unveiled.      Patrick Lloyd a young Wall St. adviser to a major Swiss bank is called to the corporate office and ordered to find Lilly Scanlon and the money she manipulated while an executive with the bank. This was in connection with he Cushman Ponzi scheme.      Lilly …
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