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‘Tender Offers: Book Two: Comet Ride’ reveals the exhilarating and fast-paced world of business lawyers

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Someone will have to pay. The crime is murder. Who will it be?

“Tender Offers: Book Two: Comet Ride” is the second in a two volume series that concludes the story of the Stanford Wentz Cosmetics company. The story begins at the time that Stanford Wentz Company hires a beautiful woman lawyer to take it public. Book Two is filled with twists and turns as the company struggles for its very existence in the midst of two competing tender offers.

This exciting conclusion has all the characters readers love to hate. There’s Aaron Rose the chief executive – will he be rewarded for his ruthless tactics? And Stanford Wentz—the pretty face behind the jar—will he continue to be willfully ignorant or will he wake up in time to save his image, his company and stay out of prison? Will the company even survive?

This fast moving book will leave readers breathless as the Stanford Wentz Company goes public and then gets caught in competing tender offers all the while the lawyers orchestrate the back room deals. The entertainment and cosmetic worlds collide with Wall Street money in a cutthroat industry where only the unscrupulous can survive. Image is all in the image conscious beauty business where things are not as they seem and the guilty ensnares the innocent with promises of big money, glamour and high finance.

Someone will have to pay. The crime is murder. Who will it be? A young, beautiful and somewhat naïve lawyer gets caught in the tangled web of deceit. Will she succumb to the excitement? Is that really all that matters? There are multiple tender offers—of money, power and romance—all of which combine to create a fast moving suspense thriller, with twists and turns, corporate politics, intrigue, lawyer maneuverings, and litigation. “Tender Offers: Book Two: Comet Ride” exposes the world behind the image. Readers will never look at a cosmetics product the same.

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About the Author
Crytsal Russell is a business lawyer. She has practiced law in Arizona, California and Texas. As someone who has always found the world of business exciting, she decided to share that excitement from a lawyer's perspective. Much of the world really doesn't know what business lawyers do. It is rather a mystery and the lawyers endeavor to keep it that way. Those lawyers who practice in a business environment frequently find themselves in the center of all the intrigue. It is being in the center of it all-knowing all the secrets that is so exciting. “Tender Offers: tries to capture some of the exhilaration that goes with the fast paced world of business. She lives the Phoenix, Arizona area with her husband Tom.

Tender Offers* by Crystal Russell
Book Two: Comet Ride
Publication Date: February 27, 2014
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 344 pages; 9781493176663
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 344 pages; 9781493176656
e-book; $3.99; 9781493176649

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