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The Banker's Wife

The Banker's Wife

Soon to be adapted as a TV series starring Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)

‘An exciting journey into the dark under belly of the ultra-rich world of banking’ The Times

Immersive, satisfying, tense – and timely: This is probably happening for real right now’ Lee Child

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Two women who have lost so much.

Two women with so much more to lose.

Annabel – her husband has died in a plane crash. But was it really an accident?

Marina – her editor has been found murdered. Is it a coincidence that he was working to expose a huge banking scandal?

Two women who will stop at nothing to find out the truth.

But the truth is not always what it seems.

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Praise for The Banker’s Wife

‘Alger delivers an addictive dose of suspense and intrigue with a surprisingly believable plot’ USA Today

‘A knockout of an international thriller’ Chris Pavone, author of The Expats

‘One of the best thrillers you’ll read all summer’ Hello Giggles

‘A gripping, twisty thriller that asks how well we really know the people closest to us’ Alafair Burke, author of The Wife
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 3rd July 2018

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781473684720

Reviews

The Banker's Wife will leave you breathless as you turn the pages, gasping as you uncover each delicious layer of this perfectly plotted thriller. We promise you'll be guessing until the very end.
Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke, authors of <i>The Good Widow</i>
Buckle up - The Banker's Wife is an international thriller that moves at a breakneck pace, keeping you on the edge of your seat
PopSugar
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.
Janelle Brown, author of <i>Watch Me Disappear</i>
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.
Chris Pavone
Alger delivers an addictive dose of suspense and intrigue with a surprisingly believable plot
USA Today
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.
Alex Berenson
Readers riding this international financial roller coaster will be kept on edge through its many twists and turns. Highly recommended for fans of fast-paced thrillers in the tradition of John Grisham
Library Journal (starred review)
Alger perfectly nails her twisty plot, wrapping everything up in a completely satisfying ending. Readers will be eagerly turning the pages of this fast-paced financial thriller
Booklist
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.
Mary Kubica, author of <i>The Good Girl</i>
Honestly the most exciting thriller I've read in years
Coco's Tea Party
An engrossing financial thriller . . . This complex tale of how greed can upend innocent lives will resonate with many
Publisher’s Weekly
Gripping financial thrillers are rare. Few writers have an expert knowledge of banking fraud, as well as the ability to make it accessible to the reader. Cristina Alger passes all the tests . . . An exciting journey into the dark under belly of the ultra-rich world of banking.
The Times
Immersive, satisfying, tense - and timely: This is probably happening for real right now.
Lee Child
The Banker's Wife is a page-turning, plot-twisting international thriller of the first order. Cristina Alger's writing is as sophisticated and self-assured as the characters she's created. A remarkable and intriguing journey into the rarefied world of power and money. A perfect blend of mystery, suspense, and betrayal.
Nelson DeMille
In Cristina Alger's expert hands, the world of complex international finance is the perfect setting for a gripping, twisty thriller that asks how well we really know the people closest to us. The Banker's Wife is smart, savvy, and beautifully written. It grabs the reader by the gut and doesn't let go until the last page.
Alafair Burke, author of <i>The Ex</i>
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.
Kate White, author of <i>Even If It Kills Her</i>