Money is Sarah Jensen’s playground. In the international markets, she’s one of the most successful foreign-exchange traders: brilliant, beautiful, unpredictable and with a taste for risk. She’s the perfect undercover agent to infiltrate the cutthroat Inter-Continental Bank and investigate questionable trading practices for the Governor of the Bank of England. Her target is Dante Scarpirato, a smooth, arrogant high-stakes trader who’s making a killing in—and out of—the markets. For Sarah, he’s the ultimate risk…
But the multi-million dollar trading scheme she penetrates is only the tip of an international conspiracy. Now Sarah, the hunter, finds herself hunted. Determined to bring down the officials who betrayed her — and the assassins who have her in their sights, Sarah turns rogue….
‘If John Grisham were female and British he might write a twisty thriller such as Nest of Vipers.’ – Fortune Magazine
‘Authentic, gripping, utterly fascinating’ – Entertainment Weekly
‘This book is a class act.’ – Glamour
‘Her writing style is mellifluous…her action scenes snap.’ – Publishers Weekly
‘Immensely entertaining.’ -Kirkus Reviews
‘Accomplished.’ – Sunday Times
‘Exciting! Makes you believe for a moment that you understand the world of high finance.’ Maeve Binchy
Reader comment on Amazon
5.0 out of 5 stars ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS I EVER READ!!, 16 April 2002 -Amazon review
By Imperial Topaz (Marrakesh, Morocco)
I read this book in a day, and I just couldn’t put it down. I really enjoyed the female heroine. In fact, I would have liked to BE her! I used to be a stockbroker in Denver, Colorado, and really enjoyed the female heroine, with all the vicarious thrills of her life!!! One of the best books I’ve ever read in my life.
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent read, 28 Feb 2013
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This review is from: Nest of Vipers (Kindle Edition)
The first Linda Davies book I have read and it certainly wont be the last. Excellent storyline and couldnt put the book down – the kind of book which would be great as a film. Looking forward to reading her next book. I wouldd definately recommend this book.
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy it, you won’t regret it, 18 Nov 2003
By G B Parfitt (England) – See all my reviews
This review is from: Nest Of Vipers (Paperback)
Another great book from this author, if you are considering it I would personally recommend it. Linda gives an insight into the banking world – the murkier side without it becomming boring and then the action blows you away!
Linda Davies worked for seven years an as investment banker before escaping to write novels. Her first Novel, Nest of Vipers, has been published in over thirty countries, selling over two million copies. It has also been optioned three times by major Hollywood studios.
Linda has written four more novels for adults which have all been published internationally; Wilderness of Mirrors, Into the Fire, Something Wild and Final Settlement. She describes her books as rip-roaring adventures, set in the world of international finance, narco-trafficking and terrorism, where the heroine gets lots of action and drama as well as the man!
In Spring/summer 2014, Tor Books (Macmillan US) will publish her latest thriller, ARk Storm.
Linda lived in Peru for three years, and in the Middle East for eight years, during which time she was kidnapped by Iranian government forces and held hostage for two weeks in Iran. After UK government intervention, she was freed. She now lives deep in the English countryside.
Linda writes for young Adults too. Her first series, the Djinn Quintet – Sea Djinn, Fire Djinn, Storm Djinn and King of the Djinn (and in time War of the Djinn) – has been optioned by Hollywood producer, Sandy Climan.
As well as writing novels, Linda also writes for The Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent and the Guardian newspapers in the UK, and the National Theatre. She is a winner of the Philip Geddes Prize for journalism. Linda is married with three children.