He is a covert operative and one of the most successful international bankers on the trading floor. Now, he is accused of murder…
London 2008 – Henry Crowne lives a double life. A Belfast childhood, loyalty to his Irish father’s cause and unmatched investment banking successes put him in a perfect position to provide IRA dissidents with illegal financial support.
Yet, a vicious banks’ merger threatens to unravel his finely balanced world. Within months, he could be at the mercy of arch-rival Anthony Albert and when Albert’s plane is ripped apart by a bomb, Crowne becomes the prime suspect.
As Henry’s darkest secrets are unearthed and banking allies disappear, he turns to the only person who can help him find the truth. A deadly conspiracy is about to engulf him that threatens his life and freedom…
Collapse is the gripping first book in the Henry Crowne Paying the Price thriller series. If you like riveting characters, fast-paced intrigue, and surprising twists, then you’ll love Freddie P Peters’ stealthy crime story.
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Freddie P Peters is the author of two international thriller series. The Henry Crowne financial and espionage thriller series and the Nancy Wu political crime thriller series. Freddie seeks to build edge-of-seat plots that enravel deep and dark secrets.
A law graduate from Sorbonne, Paris and King’s College, London, she started her career as a lawyer before becoming an investment banker. Her profession led her to travel extensively around the world from Europe to Asia as well as North America, the Middle East and Africa.
25 years spent in the Square Mile-City of London working for too-big-to-fail international banks gave Freddie a view she likes to share on many hot topics from financial crisis to working in a high-octane, male dominated industry, from politics and the might of money to contemporary art.
The questions of ethics and the greater good, deception and secrecy inspire her writing. Her career placed her in a unique position to understand subterranean currents of power and how these can motivate or destroy people. Her extensive travels enabled her to experience and appreciate different countries and culture.
When she’s not scanning the news to find new ideas for her next plot or writing a new book, Freddie devotes her time to supporting emerging artists and small art galleries in addition to mentoring students and young professionals.