The Day Trader (Mass Market Paperbound)

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“FAST-PACED . . . A TALE OF MARKET MISDEEDS AND MURDER.”
The New York Times

Augustus McKnight senses his dead-end life is about to change when he makes a shrewd online investment and earns an impressive windfall. But before he can tell his wife about his success, she reveals an adulterous affair and demands a divorce. A day later, she is found brutally murdered– leaving Augustus as the sole beneficiary of her million-dollar life insurance policy. To escape his anguish, Augustus plunges into the world of the full-time day trader–and discovers that he has become both a pawn in a complex game of manipulation . . . and the target of a twisted quest for revenge. Now, he’s not only gambling with his fortune, but with his life.

About the Author


Stephen Frey is a managing director at a private equity firm. He is the bestselling author of fourteen previous novels, including "The Fourth Order", "The Insider", and "The Takeover". He lives in Florida.

Praise For…


“MASTERFUL . . . The Day Trader cashes in on the recent market craze, but with much more success than a lot of the dot-com IPOs.”
–Orlando Sentinel

“A TRUE PAGE-TURNER . . . GOOD ENTERTAINMENT.”
San Jose Mercury News

“ONE OF HIS BEST [FINANCIAL THRILLERS] BY FAR.”
–The Globe and Mail

Product Details
ISBN: 9780345443250
ISBN-10: 034544325X
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: December 31st, 2002
Pages: 347
Language: English