The only thing worse than finding out that your husband is dead, is discovering the secrets he left behind... 'A gripping, twisty thriller that asks how well we really know the people closest to us' Alafair Burke, author of The Wife
A breakneck thriller full of twists - John Grisham meets The Girl on the Train.
'Immersive, satisfying, tense - and timely' Lee Child 'Whip smart and fraught with tension...Brilliant.' Mary Kubica, author of The Good Girl
The only thing worse than finding out that your husband is dead,
is discovering the secrets he left behind.
Annabel's seemingly perfect ex-patriate life in Geneva is shattered when her banker husband Matthew's plane crashes in the Alps. When Annabel finds clues that his death may not be all it seems, she puts herself in the crosshairs of powerful enemies and questions whether she really knew her husband at all.
Meanwhile, journalist Marina is investigating Swiss United, the bank where Matthew worked. But when she uncovers evidence of a shocking global financial scandal that implicates someone close to home, she is forced to make an impossible choice.
Praise for The Banker's Wife
'A knockout of an international thriller' Chris Pavone, author of The Expats
'Kept me guessing until the very last page. I couldn't tear myself away' Janelle Brown, author of Watch Me Disappear
'A gripping, twisty thriller that asks how well we really know the people closest to us' Alafair Burke, author of The Wife
Immersive, satisfying, tense - and timely: This is probably happening for real right now.
A knockout of an international thriller, with glamorous lives on collision courses with high-stakes crime and high-level politics through the corridors of power in Europe and America.
Cristina Alger takes an inside look at the lucrative, high-stakes - and sometimes murderous - world of private banking in this stunning masterpiece. Whip smart and fraught with tension, The Banker's Wife packs a punch that doesn't let up. Brilliant.
The Banker's Wife is the best kind of thriller: break-neck pace, gutsy women characters who are their own heroes - and if the action in dazzling locales don't take your breath away, the twisty surprises will.
Cristina Alger's ripped-from-the-headlines thriller is a fascinating glimpse into the mysterious world of billionaire banking, and kept me guessing until the very last page. I couldn't tear myself away.
Behind every great fortune, there's a crime... and a bank. From Geneva to London to New York, Cristina Alger takes us inside the secretive and corrupt world of the super-rich - and three women who struggle to survive their deadly undertow.
In Cristina Alger's expert hands, the world of complex international finance is the perfect setting f