Claire has a past. Harry Stone sent her to spy on Rick Austen, a competitor, but instead she moved in with him and enjoyed the high life. Claire’s past has so far remained hidden from Rick and that’s the way she wants it to stay. But Stone is angry…
Arrow Hall, Stone’s mansion, had been torched and the codes to his secret Panama bank accounts are thought to have been lost forever. Claire visits the derelict site to try and retrieve the codes as insurance against Stone talking.
On a new deal Stone owes money to Xavier, a gangland thug, and is pushed into laundering a quarter of a million in dirty notes. Stone attempts to wash the cash through a supermarket business, which unbeknownst to him, is partly owned by Rick. When the deal goes wrong, those involved will do anything to stay on top.
Ron Welling lives in St Martin, Jersey and is a retired Chartered Accountant after a successful career in private practice and large international companies. He is involved in charitable work and enjoys writing. His first novel, The Price received great reviews and The Paper Chase is much anticipated by Ron’s readers.