By John McCabe
Published Jan 2010
When miser par excellence Norbert Flint dies in a bizarre road accident, he leaves behind only his masterpiece of financial parsimony: First out of the Taxi, Last to the Bar. His nephew, Jake Cooper, nine-fingered safety inspector and connoisseur of hazard-prevention videos, finds it and starts taking its wisdom to heart.
But for a man who urges safety in all things, Jake has a curiously dangerous past which is starting to invade his present in the most alarming way…