The Fear Index

by Robert Harris

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on The Fear Index

Shortlisted for the Galaxy Crime & Thriller of the Year Award 2011.

Robert Harris' latest book is gripping, compelling and unsettlingly a little too close to the truth. Set entirely over the course of a single day, The Fear Index follows the genius owner of an incredibly successful, computer controlled, hedge fund in his quest to find out who is trying to destroy him, even as the world's financial markets head for collapse. Well worth getting in hardback, fans won't be disappointed.

Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 10 November 2011.

The Fear Index Synopsis

Dr Alex Hoffman is a legend. An American physicist once employed on the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, he now uses a revolutionary and highly secret system of computer algorithms to trade on the world's financial markets. None of his rivals is sure how he does it, but somehow Hoffman's hedge fund - built around the standard measure of market volatility: the VIX or 'Fear Index' - generates astonishing returns for his investors. Then, late one night, in his house beside Lake Geneva, an intruder disturbs Hoffman and his wife while they are asleep. This terrifying moment is the start of Robert Harris' new novel - a story just as compelling and timely as his most recent contemporary thriller, The Ghost

Win a Signed Copy of Pieces of Her

Win a Signed Copy of Pieces of Her

Closing date: 06/09/2018

We are giving FIVE lucky people the chance to win SIGNED Hardback copies of Karin Slaughter's latest book, Pieces of Her. The draw closes on the 6th September and the winner will be notified by the 10th September. The latest, thrilling new book from the No.1 Internationally Bestselling Author, Pieces of Her makes you question how well you know your nearest and dearest. Andrea Oliver knows everything about her mother Laura. She knows she's always lived in the small town of Belle Isle; she knows she's a pillar of the community; she knows she's never kept a secret in her life. but she's hiding something... Then one day, a trip to the mall explodes into a shocking act of violence and Andy suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. and it could destroy them both...

Enter Now

If you loved this, you might like these...

The Wanderer
The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
Restless
The Girl From Venice

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780091936969
Publication date: 29/09/2011
Publisher: Hutchinson an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780091936969
Publication date: 29th September 2011
Author: Robert Harris
Publisher: Hutchinson an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Hardback
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories:

About Robert Harris

Robert Harris is the author of eight bestselling novels: Fatherland, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii, Imperium, The Ghost, Lustrum and The Fear Index. Several of his books have been filmed, most recently The Ghost, which was directed by Roman Polanski. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages. He lives in the village of Kintbury, west Berkshire, with his wife Gill Hornby and a fluctuating number of children. In 2014 he was inducted into the CWA Hall of Fame.

More About Robert Harris

More Books By Robert Harris

Cover for Munich by Robert Harris
Cover for Munich by Robert Harris
Cover for Conclave by Robert Harris
View All Books By Robert Harris

Share this book