Giants in the Countinghouse
E. Phillips Oppenheim
First published in the magazine called This Week (March 3, 1935) for the newspaper titled Philadelphia Record. 8th story in the collection .
One of three brothers ruling a powerful American crime family has come to Monaco to extort the rulership of a small nation from the Grand Duke now controlling it. Besserley learns of this and is determined to bring a stop to it, regardless of the danger to himself.