Title: Capitol Offense
Author: Mike Doogan
When a promising young legislator is accused of the murder of a young woman, disgraced ex-cop Nik Kane is hired by a mysterious patron to investigate the case, which is heavily influenced by corrupt forces in the oil industry.
Detective Nik Kane investigates a deadly mystery at Alaska’s political heart. The second in a new series from the author of Lost Angel.
A beautiful young woman is found strangled in the office of an Alaskan state senator. Standing over her dead body is gifted young legislator Matthew Hope. Before this unfortunate event, he was the most promising native Alaskan politician in the state. Now he’s facing serious time, and he’s not talking to anyone.
In desperation, a mysterious, wealthy patron hires Nik Kane, disgraced ex-cop, to investigate the crime. What Kane discovers is a political culture corrupted by the influence of oil and big money. At the core is a secret so great that Kane may have to pay for it with something more precious than his soul.