Besides Margot Bambourough, one of the agency’s most difficult cases is that of Shifty. Shifty is a “young investment banker whose rapid rise through his company had generated a predictable amount of resentment among overlooked colleagues, which had exploded into full-blown suspicion when he’d been promoted to the second-in-command job ahead of three undeniably better qualified candidates.”1

The employees of the company believe he is blackmailing the CEO in order to obtain his lucrative position.2 Strike, Robin and the rest of the agency split their time following Shifty, Shifty’s boss (SB) and his PA Gemma and however else they can infiltrate his inner circle.

1, 2: Troubled Blood, Chapter 7

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