Review of “Free to Trade”
This financial thriller by Michael Ridpath starts with an obscure bond issue that doesn’t seem quite right, continues with a plodding bond trader on the trail and murder and mayhem.
A suspicious investment puts ex-Olympian Paul Murray into a shady world where friend and foe mix and he doesn’t know who to trust. From boring bond details to menacing traders, this murder mystery keeps up its pace until its surprise ending.
Financial Content: “Free to Trade” reveals day-to-day money management and life in the financial fast lane of London and New York. The book offers a thinly veiled look at the inner workings of a major U.S. brokerage house with a penchant for hiring former military types. Sometimes private placements can be meant to be private!