These two short novels both deal with financial fraud and the misuse of personal position.
Pigswill is the story of a man who retires early and works as a consultant on fraud cases involving money laundering, tax evasion and misrepresentation. The 3 main tools that the fraudster uses to fool their victims - P.I.G. prejudice, ignorance and greed - occur all the time. Pigs will eat pigswill, hence the title. The consultant is lucky to escape in once piece.
The second novel explores what happens when a private equity firm decides to ignore the law in pursuit of profit. But the firm bites off more than it can chew when it buys a chain of care homes, one of which - The Four Winds - decides to fight back. The novel asks how we (Governments and Tax Authorities) might do more to curb the worst excesses of private equity firms.