|About the Book|
THE NAMES is a contemporary thriller that starts off as a revenge story: A deadly heroine ticks off--and kills--each name that brings her closer to knowing who killed her husband. It will become much more than that...The world of THE NAMES is BigMoreTHE NAMES is a contemporary thriller that starts off as a revenge story: A deadly heroine ticks off--and kills--each name that brings her closer to knowing who killed her husband. It will become much more than that...The world of THE NAMES is Big Money. Hedge funds, leveraged buyouts, market raids, flash buys. Incredibly high end deals that ruin lives and economies, where secret cabals gamble with peoples lives and jaded billionaires find their kicks the only way they know how. The idea is to take whats REALLY GOING in the poisonous, deadly world of high speed, high stakes finance but really TURN IT UP, push it to the edge and make it sexy, dramatic, and thoroughly deadly.Its about righting all the wrongs by any means necessary. Its KILL BILL meets WOLF OF WALL ST. in a world thats become Too Big to Fail. Its a relentless thriller that seeks to unlock the DA VINCI CODE that lies at the center of the worlds finances as the people who really pull the strings in the world finally get whats coming to them.The world of high finance has a profound but mysterious effect on all of our lives, yet is understood by too few of us. PETER MILLIGAN, an incredibly talented writer whos always been able to mine the zeitgeist for memorable stories, wants to create a compelling drama set in this world. LEO FERNANDEZ will bring a slick, sexy visual appeal and together make this another must-read book for VERTIGO.Collects THE NAMES #1-8.