Dan Goldstein was once an up-and-coming hedge fund manager at a powerful financial firm on K Street, but his struggles with bipolar disorder sent him spiraling down a dark path that led to the loss of his job and his marriage.
Now, a former client wants to enlist Dan's brilliant financial mind once again. Bess is a fabulously wealthy older woman who hires Dan to protect her fortune from the feds and a long-lost relative, and she promises Dan will be handsomely rewarded if he succeeds. To help him, Bess sends along her granddaughter, an alluring and surprisingly resourceful young woman with a troubled past of her own. Along the way, the pair must negotiate criminals, federal investigators, family tragedy, and their own budding romance, not to mention Dan's erratic mood swings.
With humor, intrigue, and emotion, The Crazy in Babylon is a juicy thriller with high stakes. Dan's life depends on finding a solution to a delicate situation that just keeps getting more complicated.
Can Dan keep his emotions under control long enough to outsmart his enemies and protect his loved ones? And if he does succeed, can he find the most elusive prize of all - peace of mind?