Jeff Mariotte

The Devil’s Bait

Publisher: Malevolent Books

Date: April 20, 2012

Pages: 320

ISBN: 978-1936573059

ASIN: B0058EU3TG

Jessie Dawn Cutler is a relationship banker, a single woman in Manhattan, climbing the rungs of the high-finance ladder on her way to the top.

Morgan Byrd is an aging mercenary soldier, suffering a crisis of conscience as profound as his bank account is low.

When Jessie’s biggest client is revealed as a criminal and a killer—protected from within and outside the bank—she becomes a target. But Jessie is courageous, resourceful, and when she teams up with Morgan, it’s just possible that both of their lives can be saved….

This novel was optioned by the late Mace Neufeld (No Way Out, Sum of All Fears, the Jack Ryan and The Equalizer series, etc.)–a guy who knows a great thriller when he reads one.

(Available in trade paperback, ebook, and audio book.)

“Jeff Mariotte has written a compelling heroine in banker Jessie Dawn Cutler, whose well-ordered world implodes when she witnesses a cold-blooded killing by her biggest client. Now Jessie must pit her courage and resourcefulness against a remorseless killer whose reach is limitless. In this heart-pounding thriller set against the glittering backdrop of international banking, Jessie must hold her own against tremendous odds to survive. Fast-paced and gripping, The Devil’s Bait takes you full-throttle from beginning to end. One heck of a ride ”
–J. Carson Black, bestselling author of Darkness on the Edge of Town and The Shop.

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