‘A Rogue’s Gallery’ Tells Tale of Greed, Corruption

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New book chronicles fall of Greek scion whose gallery of plundered emotions produces fatal result

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Author Robert Lockwood underlines how corruption leaps national boundaries, readily finding eager co-conspirators whenever the price is right. In his publication, “A Rouge's Gallery” (published by Xlibris), he reveals to readers a gripping fast-paced read that will captivate them from the very first page to the last.

A definitive high-risk investor, Nikos Rallis’s avarice entraps even the savviest members of the international business community. He fluidly skirts legal barriers in Monaco, Switzerland and the United States. His roguish pixie dust suffocates astute targets with outrageous promises of reward. He made use of the obsessive secrecy of Switzerland and strategic purpose of Chinese foreign investment as veiled money-laundering tools for his exploitation of a defense contract in Washington’s easy-money climate. But eventually, his chilling gallery of plundered emotions produces a fatal result.

“Machiavelli lacked the more scientific analytical tools employed by today's social scientists, but his keen, empirical observations of human behavior, rendered 500 years ago, never disappoint,” Lockwood says. In this book, he shows how there are common motives in manipulating global financial networks for their own personal gain, regardless of nationality. He highlights the nature of ambitious persons, including their greed and their penchant for risks.

“A Rouge's Gallery”
By Robert Lockwood
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 278 pages | ISBN 9781499068962
Softcover | 6x9 in | 278 pages | ISBN 9781499068979
E-Book | 278 pages | ISBN 9781499068986
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Robert Lockwood is a reformed Washington lobbyist who represented many institutions as well as Fortune 500 companies on matters of taxation and foreign trade and defense. Earlier, he had held a number of political offices as counsel to the US Senate Judiciary Committee and to cabinet-level officials. A graduate of Columbia and l’Université de Paris, he has worked and lived in France, Switzerland, and Belgium. He resides and writes in Williamsburg, Va.; Water Mill, Long Island; and on Hutchinson Island, Fla.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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