Bald Wendy by Jane Palmer
Approx. 72,440 words.
Published on October 24, 2010 by
Preston Niblock’s wife dies in a fire that destroys the last business standing in the way of Palace Parade, a new shopping mall. He uncovers the truth about the development, so is bribed to keep quiet. But the local shopkeepers put out of business enlist the support of a crusading councillor, brilliant accountant, and backing of Preston’s ill gotten millions.
What could go wrong?