Author(s): David Levien
Frank Behr, working for a high-end investigation company, is tasked with protecting businessman Bernard Kolodnik, who is on the precipice of making the move into politics. When an attempt is made on the prominent client's life, Behr manages to repel the attackers and get himself and Kolodnik to safety.Behr returns to work the following day, greeted by a round of applause from his co-workers, and is soon placed on a new case concerning a string of robberies. But while it seems everyone has moved on from the attempted shooting, the circumstances of the failed Kolodnik hit nag Behr and he soon discovers that the police didn't dig as deeply as they should have. Behr is urged by his superiors to let it go but this only fires his suspicions further. Soon he discovers a link between his company and massive corruption where politics, law enforcement, and a state work contract worth hunderds of millions of dollars intersect.Embroiled in a perilous situation, Behr must rely on his guts, his skill and the help of an unlikely new friend, if he is to live to see the birth of his child.