“Jason Getty is a nondescript guy living an innocuous life, except for the body buried in the back yard - the end result, oddly enough, of a random act of kindness. Squeamish about yard work but afraid his neglect of his lawn is drawing it's own share of attention, Jason hires a yard crew to clean up his front yard. That crew turns up not one, but two bodies - and neither one put there by Jason.
There wasn't as much humor as I expected from a book labeled a "black comedy" that invites comparison to the Cohen brothers' work, but it definitely follows a favorite Cohen theme of reasonable-at-the-time decisions gone horribly awry. I enjoyed Mason's prose style; I can't wait to see what she writes next. ”