Sunday, May 30, 2010

Pg. 69: William Martin's "City of Dreams"

The current feature at the Page 69 Test: City of Dreams by William Martin.

About the book, from the publisher:
“Can I interest you in saving America?”

That’s the text message Peter Fallon receives from a Wall Street bigwig. It’s not a challenge he can turn down, especially since the country is in the midst of the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.

Hidden somewhere in New York City is a box of 1780 bonds with a face value of ten thousand dollars. The Supreme Court is about to decide if these bonds still have value. If the decision is yes, those ten thousand dollars, at five percent interest, will be worth a very pretty penny...

Peter Fallon and his girlfriend, Evangeline Carrington, must find the box—and fast. Suddenly, their race against time becomes a race through time as Peter and Evangeline track the stories of New Yorkers whose lives have been changed by the bonds… and all the while they’ll unravel the thrilling and inspiring origins of the City of Dreams.
View the City of Dreams trailer, and learn more about the book and author William Martin's website.

The Page 69 Test: City of Dreams.

--Marshal Zeringue