The Job Offer by Edmond Barrett
Approx. 38,030 words.
Published on July 13, 2013.
Situation vacant: Operative Required, post includes full training, international travel and slight to moderate chance of death. No allergies to animals preferred.
Jennifer Graham has a dead-end job, a grotty apartment and a boyfriend who was last seen skipping town with every cent she owned. An ordinary life, until the night a tall dark stranger breaks into her home, and offers her a job.