The Possum Fur Plot by Kevin Berry

A million dollars of goods are stolen… but the insurance company doesn’t want to pay out.

Private investigator Danny Ashford is hired to investigate. He and sassy investigative reporter Deepa Banwait soon learn the warehouse break-in was no ordinary robbery.

As they search for the stolen goods, Danny and Deepa discover a wider conspiracy is in play. Robbery escalates to murder. But as they close in on solving the case, they bring themselves closer to a dangerous criminal…

Contemporary crime noir novella set in the ruins of a post-earthquake-hit city.

The Quake City Investigations stories:
The Drowned Dockworker (prequel novelette)
Shooting Messengers (novel)
The Possum Fur Plot (novella)

“Hold on to your fedora! In THE POSSUM FUR PLOT Kevin Berry delivers another urban-noir thriller steeped in blood and intrigue. This time, investigative team Danny and Deepa are chasing up an elaborate insurance scam, but with the death toll rising, a missing suspect, and a roving hitwoman, the weekend looks hairy. A cracking read from a multi-talented author.”‒ Lee Murray, five-time Bram Stoker Award® nominee and author of Into the Ashes