Fat Profit$ (Hardcover)

By Bruce Bradley

Howling Hound Press, 9781938053078, 337pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2012



Eight days ago Andrew Hastings was launching a new weight loss product for one of the world's largest food companies.

Now he's not sure if he'll live to see next week.

After a coworker leaves a cryptic voicemail moments before her death Andrew starts asking questions. But with each answer he uncovers a puzzling trail of lies and deceit.

Finally, as the death count rises, Andrew realizes something is terribly wrong and goes on the run to expose the truth and save his family.

About the Author

Bruce Bradley worked for over fifteen years in Corporate America at companies like General Mills, Pillsbury, and Nabisco. Leveraging his business experience and lifelong passion for writing, Bruce Bradley's specialty is crafting heart-pounding thrillers where corporate greed and personal integrity square off, leaving a trail of murder and corruption in their wake.

Bruce Bradley is also active in the national media. He has been interviewed on CNN, and has written or contributed to various articles for Men's Health, Prevention, The Huffington Post, Organic Gardening, Rodale, and Grist. In his free time he also blogs at brucebradley.com and revels the tricks, traps, and tools Big Food marketers use to get us eating more processed foods.

Born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Bruce now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his son, Ben, and their beloved dog, Katie.

Praise For Fat Profit$

"For a delicious read, dive into the ins and outs of the food industry with Bradley's thriller, FAT PROFITS. In his debut novel, the onetime General Mills marketer offers a look 'behind the shelves' of a chillingly corrupt, fictitious food company." -- Minnesota Monthly

"A great page-turner!" -- Yoni Freedhoff, M.D., U.S. News contributor and award-winning blogger at Weighty Matters

"FAT PROFITS is a fun, suspenseful thriller about a massive food company that will stop at nothing, not even murder, to achieve the holy grail of processed foods: a weight-control additive." -- Michele Simon, Huffington Post contributor and president of Eat Drink Politics

FAT PROFITS "tells the tale of multiple murders and intrigue to raise the stakes in this suspenseful tale of common man vs. corporate evil." -- Foodday.org