Mad Money (Madeline Carter #1)
That's what Madeline Carter is looking for when she quits her high-pressure job in New York and moves to Los Angeles. But Madeline is one of those people who can't help but attract trouble ...
Beautiful, calm, quiet. It's everything Madeline imagined California would be ... everything her life as a stockbroker in New York wasn't. Still, when Made...more
Due to a brutal murder at her NY brokerage firm, Carter retires to Los Angeles, takes up residence in a cliffside apartment in Malibu owned by a movie director, and settles in for some day trading. Acting on a bit of inside information, she invests most of her money in a "sure thing" that quickly unravels and sends her scurrying for answers about her past life and current life choices.
It's an easy read that kept me i ...more
So there's a murder early on and turns out, other than an emotional tool, this was not the murder we are to care about--that comes later. And that murder was not the center of the book, it was a missing person mystery, which is fine.
Another bad thing I'll say is I felt like half the story was i ...more