|The Rat House
Author: Amadeus Crane PM
Lars Bergensen, on the run from police and mafia in England, accidentally stumbles across a battered old Moleskine notebook belonging to his late uncle. Fearing for his life, he struggles to decipher the secret which his uncle took to the grave. What is the Rat House? And why does it want him dead? Full summary inside. R&R, all feedback greatly appreciated.Rated: Fiction T - English - Mystery/Crime - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,689 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 01-17-13 - Published: 12-01-12 - id: 3079192
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Hans Bergensen was a journalist, reporting on a brutal kidnapping operation in Eastern Europe in 1986. Uncovering a shattering secret, he travels to Tonsburg, Norway - his home country. The next morning, he is found by the side of a highway, with seven bulletholes riddling his torso.
Thirty-four years later, in 2010, his nephew Lars Bergensen is fleeing from Russian mafia in England. Fearing for his life, he accidentally stumbles across an old Moleskine notebook belonging to his late uncle. Filled with encrypted notes and half-hinted clues addressed specifically to him, Lars realises he has stumbled across something larger than he ever could have imagined.
On the run, wanted for murder, and a price on his head, he now struggles to uncover the secret that his uncle took to the grave.
What is the Rat House? And why does it want him dead?