A Must Read Thriller: “Long Way Down” By Michael Sears

Wall Street trader turned novelist Michael Sears has a great new book out titled Long Way Down which combines an amazing mystery plot with the somehow dirty underworld of New York’s financial sector. We really loved this new thriller and can’t wait for more from this author.

A Brief Summary: 

Two years in a federal prison has changed Jason Stafford, is still changing him, but one thing it has taught him as a financial investigator is how to detect a lie. He doesn’t think Philip Haley is lying. An engineer on the verge of a biofuel breakthrough, Haley has been indicted for insider trading on his own company, and Stafford believes him when he says he’s been set up. Haley does indeed have enemies. He is not a nice man. Doesn’t make him a criminal.

It does make him dangerous to be around, though. The deeper Stafford investigates, the more secrets he starts to uncover, secrets people would kill for. And that’s exactly what happens. Soon, it is Stafford himself who is under attack and, worse, his family—his fiancée, his young son—and he is a fugitive, desperately trying to stay one step ahead of both the killers and the law.

Our Take: 

Sears knows how to write a great thriller…an amazing read!

For someone who lives in New York and is familiar with financial industry lifestyle, the amazingly scenes created by Sears  are as realistic as a mystery novel can get.

The books is written in very easy language with short chapters in a somehow cinematic way. The plot is very engaging and the book can be read in one sitting: The knowledge of New York City, how banks and companies operate has given more richness this to the story and without a doubt this is one of the best books we have read this year.

Our Rating: 5.0

Like Books By Michael Sears? 

You can check out the following exciting titles from this author. You will love them! Click on the images to go to Amazon page for each book.