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by Matador, 28 March 2015. ISBN 978 1784622 152
Andrew McRae has a promising
career in front of him. He manages the
Birmingham branch of Fairclough and Partners, a small but growing partnership
of loss adjusters negotiating the settlement of complex insurance claims.The unexpected opportunity to do work for one
of the largest general insurance companies is a fantastic opening for him and
his colleagues.However, it is not a
straightforward inquiry and his investigations uncover a possible fraud
involving millions of pounds.His
attempts to bring this to light get him sacked.As he struggles to rebuild his career, he continues to think about the
case and this obsession ultimately takes him in unexpected and dangerous
author is writing about an industry he knows well; the complicated operations
of the insurance industry are explained and the potential for major fraud is
clear.Characters are well-drawn, the
descriptions of dingy factories are familiar and the niggles of office work
ring true.The disconnected events of
everyday life add to the tensions and uncertainties of this story, which keeps the
reader interested and involved to the final page.
Iain Adamsis a qualified insurance
adjuster, with decades of experience in the field of claims investigation.
Apart from major frauds involving fire and floods, Adams has personally
investigated and negotiated terrorism, products liability and catastrophe
claims on an international basis.