The Arena is a fictional powerhouse that incorporates all of the elements of a compelling work: greed, power, lust, love and conflict. All these traits exist in the ensemble of intelligent and resourceful characters that have made the world of high finance their livelihoods.
The story takes the audience through the path of greed-motivated transactions, questionable relationships and the uncertain desire to be morally and fiscally responsible. The protagonists are interesting, sharp and diverse in their goals and concerns. They are surrounded by others who are multi faceted and cunning. The deals spawn all areas of the financial sector into the world of leverage buyouts, junk bonds and financial manipulations that realistically affect our present economy.
Alex Baldridge, an ambitious and narcissistic partner, one of the main players gives a specific and directed first impression as a young socialite who cares only for material wealth while disregarding others values. Alex's changes leave the reader with a different impression at the conclusion of the work. The personalities are unforgettable and noteworthy. But bank on this, The Arena will excite and fascinate all those read it.