Squeezed out of a Fortune 100 financial services company during a megamerger, advertising executive WIL FISCHER joins Midwest Federated Bank, a small regional bank holding company located in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The honeymoon ends as soon as his first day begins when Wil is forced to keep CEO DICK CRAMER out of a newspaper article that threatens to uncover the CEO's recent indiscretions. Wil is up for the challenge, but there's just one problem: He has no idea what he's keeping the paper from printing. BANK OF THE CLOWN is a romp through the high-stakes world of banking. It's full of intrigue, mystery, surprise and great fun. Most of all, it leaves you wondering: Could it be true?