John D. MacDonald, who had a business degree, wrote about financial and real
estate scams. Pale Gray for Guilt prominently features one, and Barrier
Island, which was one of his final books, was about a real estate scam that
goes wrong. I liked it a lot.
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 11:59 AM, JIM DOHERTY <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
> Re your comment below:
> "And under the name Mark Sadler, Dennis Lynds wrote a series about a
> private investigator who plied his trade in a corporate setting. Can't
> remember if any of those corporations who employed him were financial,
> but given Lynds's leftist politics, it wouldn't surprise me a bit."
> Good catch! Dennis also wrote a series about a PI named Kane Jackson who
> also specialized in industrial, big business cases. He wrote these as
> "William Arden."
> And doesn't Don Winslow's CALIFORNIA FIRE & LIFE, featuring an insurance
> investigator who specializes in arson, hinge on some sort of high finance
> JIM DOHERTY
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