By Jonathan Segura

ISBN-10: 1416562915

ISBN-13: 9781416562917

Bernard Cockburn is a beat reporter for the Omaha Weekly News-Telegraph. His boss has him chasing dead-end tales on genuine property and county investment irregularities whilst he'd otherwise be engaged on that handful of missed exposés in his backside table drawer -- or self-medicating within the condo he stocks with an on-again, off-again female friend.

Then Cockburn unearths himself at a bloody crime scene in downtown Omaha and uncovers a lead in what quickly turns into the single tale worthy pursuing, person who simply may pull him down and maintain him there for stable. From road point to small-town paperwork, or even the employees on the paper, a vigilante league is purpose on cleansing up the ghetto for revenue, no matter if it potential killing a couple of humans to get it performed -- an problematic conspiracy too unimaginable for newsprint.

just like the detectives of all nice noir, Cockburn's acquired a prior that threatens to invade his current at any second. paintings has develop into a diversion from his own existence; yet nearly not anyone knew approximately his connection to the demise of his top friend's little sister, and now he is started receiving disconcerting blackmail threats.
Debut novelist Jonathan Segura has the entire correct instincts in terms of plotting a constant and tightly packed tale. Darkly humorous from time to time, or even wryly emotional, Occupational Hazards is a sharply observant, suspenseful learn from a brand new and precious writing talent.

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