Crime, Fiction, Mystery/Suspense

The Marketer follows the youngest Chief Marketing Officer in Armitage Communications history, Benjamin Harrington. As an executive for a national software giant, his life seems perfect: a cushy office, good pay and access to all the exclusive functions. Managing the corporate brand was his official job description—with the freedom to achieve this by any means.

However—when their main competitor releases a new product early, their success and popularity threatens the very survival of Armitage. Ben must now scramble to finish the acquisition of a small firm, InnoTech, which holds the key to saving the company. However, when the lead developer of InnoTech winds up murdered and the technology goes missing, Ben must race against time only to find an ending he never saw coming.

Alexander Lahargoue is a marketing student in the inaugural cohort of the CBA Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Throughout his young career, he has combined the Academy’s accelerated learning outcomes with immediate and focused real-world business experiences. To date, he has played a hand in several state-wide and national campaigns for political advocacy organizations and business corporations. These opportunities have helped him gain key insights behind the corporate machine and has lifted the veil; to see the side of business often hidden from the public. He has combined this intrigue into his first novel: The Marketer.