When it comes to her career, Susanne knows no qualms: She fires colleagues, throws her best friend to the wolves, forgets decency and loyalty. Until she herself falls victim to a scandalous intrigue and almost loses it all. With her back against the wall, Susanne decides to uncover the truth.
Newspaper publisher Hans-Otto Gleim – self-important, obsessed with power, ruthless – is used to enforcing his interests, without compromise and against all adversaries. Susanne Mikula, his close co-worker, experiences this first hand when she is dismissed summarily. And to top it all off, she is being sued for fraud. But giving in isn’t in Susanne’s nature: She decides to take Gleim down – and in the course of her investigation she uncovers a shady conspiracy involving a lot of money. And a death where all signs point towards murder …
In his first crime novel, bestselling author Martin Wehrle depicts the unscrupulousness and the greed of the powerful and how decent people find the strength to put up a fight: a story about the human abysses that lurk everywhere, right in front of us.
The first crime novel by bestselling author Martin Wehrle