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Toxic Assets

Caroline Gerardo’s novel, TOXIC ASSETS

A view from inside the 2008 financial meltdown. A thriller set in mortgage industry before the crash. This is a fictional literary story from the eyes of an independant heroine.

“Katherine McVeigh is the president of “Nationwide Bank.” The beauty is healing from a failed marriage. The Board Members are being murdered. She does not realize she is a target. As the plot thickens, she begins to feel something for Rob, a new man in her life.”

“This is timely and interesting story will have you wondering, can she survive?”

“Ms. Gerardo’s payback for the Mortgage Meltdown is a fictional story of lavish lifestyles, murder and greed. An adventure story that will have you understanding credit default swaps as well as employees with Las Vegas gambling debts. Follow the Chain of Blame in this masterful thriller. Ms. Gerardo’s writing style is fast paced and cinematic.”

Katherine McVeigh has a successful career as Head of Secondary at Bear Stearns. Her husband, a Wall Street bond trader disappears after hiding all their savings and his fraudulent activities at work. She accepts a new position in Newport Beach California as President of the Mortgage Division of Nationwide Bank to get away from her failed marriage and make a new start. What she does not know in moving her sons across country that she going to be framed for the murders of Board Members of the bank. She struggles with balancing her career goals and raising her sons. Rob, a co-worker develops a new love interest.
The story shows the lavish expenses of a President's Awards party in the Turks and Caicos. While at the island party, a second Board Member is killed. Katherine finds herself drugged at the crime scene. Rob comes to her rescue and disposes the evidence. Who can she trust?

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