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Novel's Ponzi scheme plot is newsworthy
Date of Review: 
Jul.01.2009
Published Work: 
Reviewer: 
Clark Isaacs
Source: 
Newsblaze

Eric Barnes has a smash debut novel hitting upon a subject that is clearly newsworthy. Shimmer is based upon one of the oldest money-making plots known as "The Ponzi Scheme." Barnes was formerly a COO of his own "big business" and he envisioned this devious method as being able to happen again.

Barnes has written a riveting story of the 'rich and famous' and a high-tech computer hardware company which has gained twenty-billion dollars in three years. Thirty-five- year-old Robbie Case is CEO of Core Communications in New York City and plans to walk away with millions while willing to let his five thousand employees lose everything. He lives with a dreadful secret based upon lies and fraud. He wonders daily how he will sustain his company.