"Chill" is the bizarre tale of a penny stock fraud wrapped in a dysfunctional relationship sprinkled with addiction. A novel based on true events, Chill tells the story of a series of very poor decisions by a young woman with a promising career in a New York City advertising agency who throws it all away after a chance meeting with a con artist, in part because her addiction to donuts and love clouded her judgment.
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