The Fear Index: The thrilling Richard and Judy Book Club pick
Publisher: Random House UK
Date: September 2011
Duration: 9 hours 49 minutes
Meet Alex Hoffmann: among the secretive inner circle of the ultra-rich, he is something of a legend.Based in Geneva, he has developed a revolutionary system that has the power to manipulate financial markets. Generating billions of dollars, it is a system that thrives on panic - and feeds on fear.And then, in the early hours of one morning, while he lies asleep, a sinister intruder breaches the elaborate security of his lakeside home. So begins a waking nightmare of paranoia and violence as Hoffmann attempts - with increasing desperation - to discover who is trying to destroy him - before it's too late ...