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  • Title: The Widow of Wall Street
  • Author: Randy Susan Meyers
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  • A provocative new novel by bestselling author Randy Susan Meyers about the seemingly blind love of a wife for her husband as he conquers Wall Street, and her extraordinary, perhaps foolish, loyalty during his precipitous fall.Phoebe recognizes fire in Jake Pierce s belly from the moment they meet as teenagers As he creates a financial dynasty, she trusts him without hesitA provocative new novel by bestselling author Randy Susan Meyers about the seemingly blind love of a wife for her husband as he conquers Wall Street, and her extraordinary, perhaps foolish, loyalty during his precipitous fall.Phoebe recognizes fire in Jake Pierce s belly from the moment they meet as teenagers As he creates a financial dynasty, she trusts him without hesitation unaware his hunger for success hides a dark talent for deception.When Phoebe learns her husband s triumph and vast reach rests on an elaborate Ponzi scheme her world unravels As Jake s crime is uncovered, the world obsesses about Phoebe Did she know her life was fabricated by fraud Was she his accomplice While Jake is trapped in the web of his deceit, Phoebe is caught in an unbearable choice Her children refuse to see her if she remains at their father s side, but abandoning him feels cruel and impossible.From penthouse to prison, with tragic consequences rippling well beyond Wall Street, Randy Susan Meyers s latest novel exposes a woman struggling to survive and then redefine her life as her world crumbles.
    The Widow of Wall Street A provocative new novel by bestselling author Randy Susan Meyers about the seemingly blind love of a wife for her husband as he conquers Wall Street and her extraordinary perhaps foolish loyalty du

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    1. My reviews can also be seen at deesradreadsandreviews.wordprI wasn t sure how Wall Street Ponzi scheme aspect of the book was going to work for me However, I have read a couple of other books from Randy Susan Meyers and really liked them So I figured I would go for it and I m really happy I did.November 2009 Phoebe never hated her husband than when she visited him in prison Told from Phoebe s point of view The trip to prison is eleven hours by cab, bus, and train Visits are hard So many things [...]

    2. The Widow of Wall Street by Randy Susan Meyers is a 2017 Atria Books publication.With Wall Street and finance, loop holes can go undetected for long periods of times, especially if everyone is doing well But, sooner or later, the piper demands payment, something Jake Pierce finds out the hard way, which elicits very little sympathy from me, but it s the innocent victims, like his wife and children, who will pay the ultimate price for his sins This story examines the lives of Phoebe and Jake Pier [...]

    3. The Widow of Wall Street is a fictionalised accounting of the Bernie Madoff type scandal told from the POVs of the wife, Phoebe, and the mastermind, Jake.It s the scandal that toppled the Enron Arthur Anderson debacle from the apex of most salacious financial crimes list the Madoff Ponzi scheme ruined too many lives catapulting his family to infamy, making them the most hated people in America.With the story in the headlines for years and with at least a half dozen fiction and non fiction accoun [...]

    4. 4.5 stars rounded up to 5 stars Outstanding What a HEFTY piece of women s fiction this is The tale is spun over 5 decades We learn in chapter one that Jake Pierce, a high echelon broker, ends up in prison for fraud in his mid 60s, 45 years or so after marrying 18 year old Phoebe This is their story I must say the first half of the book was slow in places This was not helped by the fact that I had really mixed feelings about Jake, with bad than good vibes During that time frame I had not made up [...]

    5. I recently read Accidents of Marriage , by Randy Susan Meyers which explores the topic of destruction of verbal abuse Red flag signs may not have been obvious before the couple s marriage in Accidents of Marriage regarding anger issuesBUT.In The Widow of Wall Street e Red flag trouble warning signs were visible before marriage.Phoebe and Jake begin their marriage with a lie between themd young.Phoebe s mother tried to discourage Phoebe from the start during their dating days not to get serious w [...]

    6. Just like Shylock in Shakespeare s The Merchant of Venice, a pound of flesh may be entered into the offering when it comes to money.Phoebe and Jake met when they were just teenagers back in the 1960 s in Brooklyn Simpler times with simpler roads to satisfaction Hard work with long hours was the norm Families circled the wagons around one another in a few blocks radius You stayed where you played.But once you ve tasted the nectar of the gods in an upscale neighborhood, Brooklyn is in the rearview [...]

    7. Phoebe always was a girl who loved her books, and she found a husband who also loved his books, but a different kind than Phoebe loved.Phoebe loved her school books, Jake loved his books that showed his money growing Phoebe married Jake at a young age, and Jake said he would always take care of her Jake s parents had been in some sort of trouble, and Phoebe s mother never liked himE WIDOW OF WALL STREET follows Phoebe and Jake from their teenage years, through the years of marriage, and through [...]

    8. I really enjoyed this financial fast paced and addictive read If you liked The Firm, you ll like this one too.It follows Phoebe and Jake who meet as teenagers and end up getting married The story continues until after their children are grown and he lands himself in prison.Phoebe also has a love interest with one of her college professors Rob, You are the satin of youth and I must possess you This isn t going to turn out well After marrying Jake, Phoebe wonders constantly about whether her mothe [...]

    9. 4.5 Hate the Sin but Love the Sinner stars With Wall Street headlines of Ponzi schemes constantly making the news over the last few decades, my curiosity of getting an inside view at the humanity shrouding the inconceivable greed and lack of moral compass that could fuel such a disaster compelled me to read The Widow of Wall Street And what a ride it was I particularly enjoyed the roller coaster of emotions that fueled such disparate feelings of the heroine in this book the wife of a former Wall [...]

    10. Shocking and shattering and powerful beyond belief, The Widow of Wall Street looks at a woman s life draped heavily in the shadow of her husband s white collar crimes Though she leads a largely sheltered existence, she soon finds herself engaged in a mystery and carrying the knowledge of a huge Ponzi scheme This book is an excellent thriller and I d definitely recommend it.

    11. To see all my reviews go to booknationbyjen.wordpress.Inspired by the Bernie Madoff scandal in 2008, author Randy Susan Meyers takes us on an emotional journey inside a fictional Wall Street investment firm to witness how a Ponzi scheme could actually play out and the destruction of lives it could leave in its wake The Widow of Wall Street begins when Phoebe is visiting her incarcerated husband, Jake, in jail We then start at the beginning, when the couple meets as teenagers, and follow their re [...]

    12. Fortunate are those who can dry the tears of others and blessed are those who can hold their family and friends close I really enjoyed this book Even though after a hundred pages or so I could tell where the plot was taking me, I was intrigued by the well rounded characters, financial scandal, family ties and heartbreak Lastly I felt the authors writing style was phenomenal 5 Stars

    13. Randy Susan Myers returns followingAccidents of Marriage 2014 with her latest riveting domestic suspense, THE WIDOW OF WALL STREET bold and edgy an inside look at betrayal in a marriage The blind love, lies, dark secrets the unraveling, devastation, and the need to rebuild a life after the fallout of Wall Street and a fraudulent husband s Ponzi scheme Was the wife living in denial Or did she know Fans of CBS The Good Fight,will enjoy this one, especially this week s episode Phoebe and Jakemet wh [...]

    14. The Widow of Wall Street is a compelling story about a man, determined to provide the best for his family, who finds himself caught up in a whirlwind of finances that he can t escape When Phoebe marries Jake Pierce, he promises her that he will always take care of her, and he stumbles upon a scheme to become richer than he could ever have imagined On the surface he looks like a genius, a businessman with a Midas touch, but in fact he s a master of deception building an empire which has no where [...]

    15. The Widow Of Wall StreetByRandy Susan MeyersWhat it s all aboutI believe that this is a book about a totally dysfunctional couplePhoebe and Jake They met when they were really young and married while they were really young Phoebe has that trusting personality that causes her to believe everything that Jake says Jake is just a really kind of insecure obsessed persont obsessed in a psychotic way but he is just not nice in spite of trying to do good things for family and friends All of his dogooded [...]

    16. This novel confirms the old adage that money is the root of all evil Add greed to the mixture and you produce man such as Jake While this is definitely taken from the pages of the life of Bernie Madoff, it is told through the wife s perspective Phoebe, the unsuspecting wife, eventually comes to the realization that her husband Jake is a scoundrel While she lives a life of luxury beyond belief, her husband philanders his way to amass a fortune Problem with his fortune is that it is built on a Pon [...]

    17. An evocative story full of deception and greed, and a woman s ability to survive the devastationMMARYPhoebe hates visiting Jack in prison Phoebe and Jack Pierce have known each other since they were fifteen year old teenagers in Brooklyn They eventually married, when Phoebe was nineteen years old Jack starts up an investment brokerage firm, Jake Pierce Equity, and he promises Phoebe wealth and riches And he delivers They move out of Brooklyn, to a house in Greenwich Connecticut on the ocean, and [...]

    18. I was invited to read and review this title by Net Galley and Atria Books To be honest, I wasn t sure I wanted to read it What, Wall Street What does that have to do with the real lives most of us lead But when I noted that the story involves an enormous tumble off that golden pedestal, I was intrigued I am really glad I accepted the offer to read, because it contains a feminist subtext that I had no idea would be here This story will be available to the public April 11, 2017.I had to read the r [...]

    19. From its brilliant first sentence Phoebe never hated her husband than when she visited him in prison this book never lets up It s a mesmerizing story about honesty,dishonestly, emotional abuse, love and recovery With heart, Meyers tells a story that kept me reading all day and all night Bravo

    20. Wonderful fictional account of Bernie Madoff and family If you enjoyed The Darlings and Silver Girl, you will enjoy this too.

    21. 2 5 starsThe blurb sounded so promising I was ready to read about this but everything you need to know about the plot is in the blurb And it was so contemporary and board line romance I just assumed and expected of a mystery.

    22. I ll be honest, Wall Street and any kind of investments stock trade goes totally over my head When I first picked up The Widow of Wall Street, I was a little scared that I wouldn t understand it I soon found that wasn t the case at all as this novel is about relationships and family than it is about Wall Street After doing a little background research, it seems as though the novel is based on the true story of Bernie Madoff and his life I found that quite interesting because I read it as a fict [...]

    23. I am tired of making myself finish a book when it just isn t doing a thing for me I found this book nauseating, they female main character was just wining, unhappy, unfulfilled and I just wanted to yell, STOP.

    24. Meyers drills deep into the core of a marriage the compromises, trade offs, and deals we negotiate without even knowing to answer the the almost unanswerable Why did she stay A thrilling page turner I couldn t put down.

    25. An absorbing book about a long term marriage with a man involved in a Ponzi scheme and what happens to the family and the relationship after the fraud is discovered by the authorities during the economic crisis of 2008 Wonderful

    26. This book kept me up way past my bedtime last night It s that rare combination of page turner and thought provoking Meyers brings a wonderful sense of tension and timing to well drawn characters, and the result is like watching a train wreck You can t look away I loved it.

    27. The novel opens with Phoebe readying herself to visit her husband at a Federal Corrections Institute Author Randy Susan Meyers starts her story with the reader possessing the knowledge that Phoebe s husband has been convicted of a federal crime involving thievery and lying Phoebe herself is in the cross hairs of public anger for being his wife How did she get to this place So begins the early years, in the 1960 s and the courtship of Phoebe and Jake Meyers takes the reader from the strong neighb [...]

    28. Phoebe never hated her husband than when she visited him in prison Phoebe has known Jake her entire life they ve been sweethearts for as long as she could remember and there little doubt in anyone s mind they would get married After one traumatic event, she becomes further swept away by Jake s caring and wanting to take care of her She says yes and devotes herself to him She would never find anyone else who would treat her as well as he did Jake, growing up, remembers how poor his family was af [...]

    29. I really could not put this book down With all the distractions of being a mother pulling me away from my books, it s sometimes difficult to get truly stuck into a book But with this novel, I was engrossed from page one.Phoebe is a young girl, taken by a classmate of hers named Jake, who is handsome and a very smooth talker It doesn t help that her mother would like her to date someone else this only causes Phoebe to dig her heels in a little Phoebe starts to see the cracks in Jake s facade and [...]

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