Business & Investing

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Book cover image for Buyout (Roy Groves Thriller Series Book 1)
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"In his debut novel, Ray Green writes with authority and style ... a tense, complex novel set amidst corporate double-dealing and intrigue, where loyalties are tested to the limit and friendship might not always be enough." Daniel Goldsmith Associates, Literary Consultants

For five ordinary guys and one rather extraordinary woman, the only escape from the corporate rat-race is to buy the company they're working for: take it all to a new level, save hundreds of jobs and make some serious money. But it quickly becomes clear that nothing is as easy as it seems. The bid is quickly undercut as twisted corporate politics and personal vendettas take over. When the buyout becomes all or nothing for the management buyout team, it all spins out of control: marriages fall apart, dark secrets are discovered, life savings are spent on the stock market, illegal insider dealing becomes a matter of fact and blackmail, theft, betrayal and manipulation are the new rules of the game. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity turns into a lurid nightmare. Buyout is a gripping and compulsive page-turner about the power of money to unveil the deepest in human nature. It's also a story about chasing one extraordinary dream. At an extraordinary price.

(4.2)

66 reviews*

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"Another skilfully crafted offering from a talented author. 'Payback' is a follow-up to the brilliant 'Buyout' and is yet another enjoyable and gripping thriller that keeps the reader on the edge of their seat"


Roy Groves is the Operations Director of a successful company manufacturing dashboard instruments for luxury cars.

A fatal motorway fire is traced back to a fault in the product supplied by Roy’s company. Was it a tragic accident or something more sinister? As Roy and his colleagues battle to establish the cause of the fire, and save the company from bankruptcy, they discover that they have been the victims of sabotage.

Eventually it emerges that an old enemy of Roy and the rest of the team has reappeared and is intent on destroying the company and every member of its management team. Once just a business adversary, their nemesis is now so consumed with hatred that he is on the edge of insanity; he resorts to blackmail and even murder in the pursuit of his goal.

Payback is a chilling tale of how hatred can twist and corrupt the human soul.

(4.5)

46 reviews*

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At fifty, entrepreneur and seasoned workaholic Batoul Ajlouni reached the very height of her career, her middle age, and the lowest point of her life.

The endless passion and zeal she once had for work and life have all but disappeared. Confused and anxious about her never-before situation, she is faced with a life-changing decision to make: Does she listen to the business-executive in her head, tough it all out and continue with the successful career she had spent half her life building? Or does she follow the free-spirit inside her heart, sacrifice everything she has ever worked for, and leap into a place of new hopes and dreams she knew nothing about?

In her timely memoir, Batoul Ajlouni shares her personal and professional venture of self-transformation at the most challenging of times, while re-evaluating priorities, seeking balance, searching for answers to questions and dilemmas we all face at one point or another during our professional journeys.

(5.0)

33 reviews*

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"The third instalment of the Roy Groves story sees Ray Green also continue his impressive evolution as an established author. This particular episode includes the usual business-like themes featured in the first two books, but with an added injection of adrenaline-pumping, thrilling adventure ... "

Chuck Kabel is on a business trip to China, visiting the factory to which his UK-based company subcontracts the manufacture of its products. He unexpectedly collapses and dies at the airport before he is able to report on his visit. When the Chinese authorities are evasive about the exact cause of death, the suspicions of his boss, Roy Groves, are raised.
Roy decides to investigate further; it soon becomes clear that there are serious financial irregularities within the Chinese company, and that dark forces are in play, intent on ensuring that these do not come to light. When Roy edges closer to uncovering the truth, he is warned off but refuses to back down, unaware that he is about to confront the Chinese Mafia, who will stop at nothing to achieve their objectives.
When his own family are targeted by his opponents, Roy embarks on a desperate battle to protect them, now well aware that if he should turn to the police their lives will be in even greater danger.
Chinese Whispers is a frightening tale of organised crime and the way in which it uses and abuses legitimate business for its own illegal purposes, relentlessly destroying the lives of anyone who stands in the way.

(4.7)

30 reviews*

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A Montana Cowboy. A Large Corporation. A Clash of Values.

When Ray was hired on to the Matador cowboy crew in 1974, his youthful dreams came true. Montana's sprawling Matador Cattle Company ranch had genuine cow camps, horses galore, and thousands of cattle. The 240,000-acre ranch, owned since 1951 by Koch Industries Inc., was known internally as the Beaverhead Ranch.

Beyond his dreams, Ray would manage the productive ranch for twenty-one years as it expanded to over 530 square miles of prime Montana ranch land and open space. As ranch manager, Ray led Montana's Matador to new heights of environmental and economic excellence. What happened in 2011, as he approached the finish line of a stellar career is staggering.

Woven throughout this memoir of family, faith, and work are nuggets of wisdom and valuable secrets for students planning a corporate career in ranching or corporate management. This true story will appeal to lovers of the American West, history fans, ranchers, and anyone who ever wanted to be a cowboy.

Get Cowboy in a Corporate World today!

(5.0)

27 reviews*

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Book is for YOU…if you…
...are a professional and in a job that you don't like? YOU feel frustrated and exhausted?
OR
…are someone who is going to complete your studies and enter in the working force/ job market?
...feel, you are not living life to its fullest because you are not into a profession that you love?
AT the same time, you love something more than anything else but not sure how to convert that into a career so that you enjoy a fulfilling life.
If YOU can relate to the above scenarios, then this BOOK can be of help.
I have experienced the same dilemma, and, in this book, I have shared some options to align your career to the skills/hobby/art that you have passion for.
#MissionPassion
I have introduced a concept 'Mission Passion', which is to write a 'Mission Statement' for your own career based on your passion. Every organization has its 'Mission Statement' that provides guideline to steer through its path. The same way, your 'MissionPassion' statement will help you to stick to your 'Passion based career' and not get diverted.
I have covered different stages of careers that anyone can be at any point of time and how one can make a career shift.
There are some nice quotes and narratives of the successful people talking about how 'Passion' can help to live a successful life.
To make things more interesting, and to motivate you, I have shared a true story of a common man, his struggles during studies, in his job life, trying different businesses before finding his true passion and achieving success beyond his imagination.

I know that now a days don't have much time to read so I have tried my best to keep the book size smaller to make it a quick read and worth the time spent.
The main objective of writing this book is to improve life of people who are just living by and not really enjoying what they do and I will be really happy if this book will be of any help to shape up YOUR career and life

(5.0)

7 reviews*

**Price: $2.99

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Customer Experience Management in Modern Marketing is a dynamic approach to the co-creation of value....

(1.0)

1 reviews*

**Price: $21.59

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