The Wreckage A Thriller (Paperback)
|Author: Michael Robotham|
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|After being robbed of his briefcase, ex-cop Vincent Ruiz tracks down the thieves, who had mistaken him for someone else, and becomes unwittingly involved unraveling plots involving bank bombings in Baghdad and a missing VP at an international finance powerhouse. 20,000 first printing. *Author: Robotham, Michael *Publication Date: 2012/05/15 *Number of Pages: 439 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.25|
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Billions of dollars are missing from Iraqi banks, and journalist Luca Terracini will risk everything to discover where it is. His Iraqi-American background has made it easier for him to infiltrate the darkest corners of the war, but death of his beloved Nicola in a suicide bombing has made him reckless. He has nothing left to lose.
In pursuit of the money, he meets UN representative Daniela Garner, who seems to know more about the heist than anyone else. She's a valuable asset in Baghdad where the possibility of an explosion lurks at every checkpoint. Luca's investigation proves volatile as well, and as he gets closer to the missing money, his actions begin to reverberate around the world.
In London, Richard North, a top-tier international banker and the one person who might be able to explain where the money has gone, vanishes. The manhunt for him will get Luca evicted from Iraq, separated from Daniela, and possibly end both his investigation and his life.
As usual, it's all about the money: who has it, who's lost it, and who's ultimately going to pay, as clandestine agents emerge from the shadows and powerful nations seek to control information and bury secrets, whatever the cost.