Thumbs Down

Thumbs Down

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The telephone's insistent ringing at three in the morning snatched Sam Workman from dreamless sleep. qHello, q he mumbled. qThis is a warning, q said a digitally altered voice. qLeave Betterton now! If you don't, you won't live long enough to regret it.q qWho is this?q Sam angrily demanded to a dead line. qUnknown name, unknown number, q blinked the call identifier. qCoward!q Workman growled and slammed down the receiver. The call was the first episode in a conspiracy to force Sam and his business, BaW Concrete, out of Betterton or destroy them. Followed were attempts to oust BaW from two construction projects, a hospital addition and an engine plant, totaling $400 million in construction costs to yield BaW $10 million profits. Sam retains attorney Penn Roman to stem the tide of disastrous actions drowning BaW in a flood of claims of incompetency and fraud and more threats and violence against Sam, Penn, and Penna€™s family. When a testing lab employee working on the projects disappears, and the newspaper prints libelous articles condemning BaW, Penn and Sam find themselves entangled in a web of greed, deceit, violence, and murder. Courageously, they face the schemers in an explosive and telling trial to the finish.a€œSi, I know Senior Workman, and he knows me. Ia#39;ve been waiting for him. ... Congratulations, Betterton and Caine County! WEa#39;RE ON THE ... I couldna#39;t get Workmana#39;s and Kinga#39;s quotes until after the bid deadline passed. Ia#39;m sorry.a€ There wasanbsp;...

Title:Thumbs Down
Author:David Cauthen
Publisher:AuthorHouse - 2011-01-14


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