In the fast-paced world of corporate finance in one of the world’s exotic financial capitals, the potential for high reward is matched by the high-risk nature of the work.
Ryan Shaw’s career as a senior banker appears to be short-lived as a global financial crisis threatens his livelihood. A chance encounter with a suave billionaire while enjoying the luxurious lifestyle sets him on a whirlwind race against time to close an improbable deal and bank a multimillion-dollar payday.
Set amongst the sparkling skyscrapers of Dubai, Icarus follows Ryan as he navigates an intricate web to close the deal of his career. While making his way through the details, he starts to suspect that like the decadent city he lives in, all might not be what it seems. Ryan is forced to come to terms with what matters most to him as the earn-at-all-costs mentality starts to eat away at him.
In this racy thriller, the reader gets a behind-the-scenes look into the murky world of corporate finance banking and the hubris that keeps the industry churning. $2.99 on Kindle.