THE SUCCESSOR is quite different from Stephen Frey's previous books
featuring financial kingpin Christian Gillette. Unlike its
predecessors, THE SUCCESSOR focuses more on political intrigue and
less on the shadowy world of finance. At first this may confound
longtime Frey fans, but ultimately they will be pleasantly
The book kicks off with Gillette being called to meet with U.S.
President Jesse Wood. As readers of THE POWER BROKER will recall,
the men have a history; Wood initially had offered Gillette the
vice-presidential slot only to later withdraw the opportunity.
Gillette, however, is pragmatic enough not to hol