Better Off Dead by John Carinci
Approx. 93,620 words.
Published on September 17, 2009.
Young Frank Granstino knew that selling life insurance would be a tough business even though he had only started selling six months before. But he never thought that it could cost him his life. After all, who knew that Tony Vongemi, a restaurant owner who had been feeding Frank people to write insurance on, was in the Mob?
When Frank's clients start dying he realizes that something is dead wrong.