They said it was suicide.
He doesn't believe a word of it.
Frustrated newspaper editor Marcus Cockburn has nothing to report from inside the near-abandoned quarantine... except for the contempt he holds for his career.
But when his secret lover is murdered, the fragile burnout throws himself haphazardly into a tapestry of conspiracy, one woven from big business, love and crime. Can Cockburn remain sane and sober long enough to unpick the conspiracy and exact his revenge on her killer?