Christopher O’Brian, a disgruntled Environmental Protection Agency staff attorney, is already plagued by nightmares and job insecurity when he learns that his chemist colleague, Ronnie Chapman, has been crushed by a train. Devastated by his friend’s death, O’Brian has no idea that Chapman’s unfortunate accident was actually murder but soon discovers that Chapman was about to reveal something huge at the agency. When another colleague is murdered, O’Brian and his coworkers band together with others to uncover Chapman’s secret and its connection to a powerful international conspiracy.
“I dare you to read one chapter and then put it down,” a reader wrote in a customer review on Amazon.com.
Bertelsen is a retired attorney who worked for more than 30 years in the public and private sectors supporting worldwide efforts to reduce pollution from motor vehicles. This is his debut novel.