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Bury the Lead

by Cassondra Windwalker

Bury the Lead Synopsis

Weekly newspaper editor Jeff Paines mind is filled with the detritus of newspaper clippings, presidential tweets, crossword puzzles, and horoscopes. When his artist girlfriend Ada Grigori announces her intention to leave him, he becomes obsessed with findingor manufacturingconnections between otherwise unrelated events. Driven by professional curiosity and unrelenting cynicism, Paine uses his newspaper to manipulate the people of his hometown of Brisby, Colorado into revealing the ugliness lurking beneath their placid exteriors. A series of dog mutilations and two barely-noticed disappearances set the town on edge, till Paine is able to frame himself for Adas murdereven though her body has never been found, and there is no evidence of foul play.Bury The Lead draws readers into the mind of a brilliant but highly unreliable narrator, forcing them to question their own perceptions of objective truth and the existence of a free press in a world where an unsubstantiated tweet can carry more power than an investigative report.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780999742372
Publication date: 4th September 2018
Author: Cassondra Windwalker
Publisher: Black Spot Books Black Spot Books
Format: eBook
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

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