The Manhattan Swindle
The Manhattan Swindle

A SINGLE LIE COULD WIN THE WAR WITHOUT SHEDDING A DROP OF BLOOD.

The tumultuous ’seventies... communists on the march, cocaine on the streets, the ayatollah in Iran... Jared Sanders, the criminal oilman, is inches away from controlling the White House. His old nemesis, Senator Temple, stands in the way. This time, Temple is not alone.

The heirs of the three oldest clans in the oil business join forces against Sanders—an aspiring lawyer with her eye on a supreme court seat, a Navy SEAL with a target on his back, and a dashing blueblood from New York City. Together, they have the power to defeat the enemy without firing a single shot. Except, the lies which thrust them into the alliance, the family secrets, refuse to stay buried.

Three dynasties, a ruthless adversary, a long conspiracy... from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the wealthy, from Lebanese towns to Argentine oilfields, The Manhattan Swindle continues the riveting saga of treachery, heartbreak, vengeance, and blood feuds.

Book Details

Genre: 

  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Series

Age Level: 

  • Adult

In the 1970's, Senator Temple and the heads of three very powerful families -- The Sheppards, The Kingsleys, and The Barrons -- pool their resources to conspire against a corrupt, powerful oil magnate, Jared Sanders. The one most likely to inherit the Kingsley and Barron businesses and lead them towards a more enlightened and progressive future is the idealistic Delilah Barrons. She will inherit everything if she consents to an arranged marriage between herself and one of the Kingsley Brothers.

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