(The Geneva Connection) EBOOK/PDF ↠ Martin Bodenham
This was a very different sort of mystery for me First there really weren t any likable characters They were all terminally flawed for the most me First there really weren t any likable characters They were all terminally flawed for the most and too reedy andor self absorbed for my tastes However that said they all played their parts very well making the story enjoyable and exciting despite the degenerate cast LOL Definitely a ood read Oh and I learned way about acuiring assets and other financial activities than I ever cared to The Geneva Connection reminds me why I don t usually read thrillers I spent the drive home checking my rearview mirror for pursuing drug cartel assassins or rogue DEA agents I was completely sucked into the plot
and found myself fascinated BY THE WORLD OF INVESTMENT BANKING IN found myself fascinated BY THE WORLD OF INVESTMENT BANKING IN THAT the world of investment banking in ways that aren t healthy That s how ood this book is Bodenham s cinematic style and unrelenting action and suspense have created a real page turner that is nearly impossible to put down It is not for the faint of heart however having some sincerely ruthless characters But if you love a thriller or are just looking for something that turns the banking business into an adventure search no further Read this one But beware you may end up talking back to the book With a background in accounting and having worked on a lot of private and public euity deals in the 90 s I found this to be a pretty Sparkletastic the Impatient Beader Presents 50 Dazzling Jewelry and Fashion Projects for the Discriminating Diva good thriller in addition to the usual intrigue with the baduys I found I could relate a little bit to the financial side of the house in some respectsThe author does a pretty Spongebob Detectivepants The Case of the Missing Spatula with Sticker Nick Spongebob Suarepants Simon Spotlight good job ofetting you inside the head of his characters and I Ready for Laughs A Treasury of Undersea Humor Spongebob Suarepants guarantee many of you will have some daydreaming moments of what if with respect to suddenly being in charge of billions of untraceable dollars Without having a spoiler I will tell you the author does a heck of a job having you think you will know how the ending will turn out then he takes a hard right turn that I didn t see comingThere are a fewrammatical and typographical errors in the Kindle version of this book while they are annoying here and there it doesn t take away from what is a pretty Sew Fun good tale Prettyood suspense but the ending is too abrupt It feels like an unfinished story This was a Count the Monkeys good read about a British private euity fund that manages money unknowingly for a Mexican drug cartel The author has a decent style and the book kept me interested I read almost everything on my iPad Kindle ap but when I Brilliant investor John Kent is living his dream The success of his private euity firm has propelled him into the ranks of the world's super rich allowing him toive his family the security and advantages he didn’t have in his own childhoodBut John's dream is shattered with the discovery that his largest investor is bankrolled by the most vicious drug cartel in Mexico Then one of his partners is murdered to uarantee his silence and John realizes he cannot cooperate with the authoritiesWhen the ambitious head of the DEA threatens John with incarceration his nightmare is complete If he resists the DEA what will happen to his family while he's imprisone. ,
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Background I Enjoyed The Book And LookedI enjoyed the book and looked t Originally posted at Kent went from being on top of the world to being at the bottom in a moment s notice When CBC s largest backer oes under he s left scrambling to find another investor fast Enter Tritona a large Swiss firm willing to invest just what Kent needs plus a lot When the truth behind where Tritona s funds are coming from becomes clear Kent and his colleagues are in for a rude awakening and an extreme his colleagues are in for a rude awakening and an extreme of danger One thing is very clear however Sometimes it s hard to know who the bad uy really isThe majority of the story is told through the eyes of John Kent CEO of CBC a private euity investment firm in the UK Although he started out as a somewhat likable character if a bit too money focused for my tastes his true colors show before long His obsession with becoming a billionaire and making as much money as he can winds up being his ultimate downfall He s definitely an interesting character to observe He seems to have a one track mind make money But in the few instances his wife Sarah is in the picture you see a different side of him but briefly Despite the fact I didn t Have Much Of A much of a with him I did feel sympathy for his situation as the truth of Tritona becomes known and his world crumbles around himProbably the most interesting part of this story was the fact that none of the characters are very likable individuals However despite that you are drawn into the story and held firm I m not sure if it s because they all in some way manage to The Breakout Novelist get exactly what they deserve or if it s just a testament to the author s writing style but whatever the reason I couldn t put The Geneva Connection down once I started it The intricate plot laced with just enough background information to make it realistic and understandable takes twist after turn until you reach the final destination white knuckling it all the way An intense thrill ride through the world of investment banking drug cartels and money laundering I think Roger Ebert had the right idea when he decided to rate films on their own terms Schindler s List can t fairly be rated on the same criteria as for example Lethal Weapon This is because the two have different purposes and to a large extent different tools to achieve them btw I m not saying that all mysteriesthrillersprocedurals can t be or. Ist after turn until you reach the final destination white knuckling it all the way An intense thrill ride through the world of investment banking drug cartels and money laundering” Long and Short Reviews“Novelist Martin Bodenham has penned The Geneva Connection a thriller straddling the City the English countryside Mexican back roads and the US Drug Enforcement Administration With this page turner Bodenham aspires to do for fund managers what John Grisham has done for lawyers” Corporate Financier Magazine“Bodenham a dealmaker who made his name in the cut and thrust world of turnarounds is a fine writer of thriller fiction” Real Deals Magazi. Eally like a book I also read it on the Kindle app on my iPhone during times when I veot just a few minutes such as waiting in line somewhere I read a fair amount of this book on my iPhoneI would recommend this book if you like financial novels like Michael Ridpath or Paul Erdman or John HarmanIt was a little hard to Beaded Jewelry With Found Objects Incorporate Anything from Buttons to Shells get into during the first few pages trying to piece everyone together but once youet past the first part it s a ood read Some interest plot twists and I never lost interest when reading the book However THERE WERE SOME THINGS THAT SEEMED A LITTLE FAR were some things that seemed a little far don t read unless you ve read the book1 The drug cartel can forge a passport almost professionally but it uses the old format of the passport and spells the name wrong The evidence of forgery should have been subtle as an expert was called to verify it2 A huge asset the railway to the channel is oing to be held by some anonymous trust in the wife s name and no one is The Sock going to know who s behind it That just seems way too implausible Who soing to run the railway hire the managers issue stock options to management etc There s evidence that the T2 Infiltrator group bought it as it s mentioned in the papers but various people think they can just steal it That railway had a valuation larger than most public companies Follow the Money TrailThe Geneva Connection by Martin Bodenham does it all in spades The plot flies forward with well timed changes of scene and both chapter start and chapter end hooks The vicious cartel leader and the cartel structure ineneral made this reader feel sure that the author knew what he was talking about Merriman the DEA s man pitted himself a bit naively against the most powerful cartel in existence The costs for him and his family peaked at the end of the book Being a stock market officiando the author s in depth knowledge of the root causes of the market crash in 2008 and his ease at mixing market savvy with narra Get ready to the shocking endingBeginning few chapters will remind you the days of stock markets collapse From Mexico to Geneva and London companies handling the cartel money many Of Them Wanting To them wanting to money for themselves Many innocent people dying while DEA trying to shot down drug trafficking and the money Good interesting story with breath taking ending I found the story telling really tight and believable especially the parts regarding
The Financial. Dfinancial. D the alternative is worse For if John chooses to betray the cartel he and his family will pay the ultimate pricePraise for THE GENEVA CONNECTION“The Geneva Connection has a menacing opening with a hook and a barb to make the hook stick Thriller readers are hooked barbed and immediately reeled in The narrative mesmerizes from the outset The pace is swift and the action enough to make any reader’s toes curl in frightening expectation” Art Cockerill writer and journalist“I couldn’t put The Geneva Connection down once I started it The intricate plot laced with just enough background information to make it realistic and understandable takes tw.