The year is 1987. Battle-scarred news service correspondent Peter Brandt
returns from covering the wars in Central America to bury his ex-wife, Palm
Springs TV reporter Robin Anderson, after her brutal murder. When Peter
discovers the local police refuse to investigate Robin’s murder, he sets out
with an old friend, retired cop Matt Banyon, to find her killer. They unearth
secrets old and new – a shadow world of sex and drugs, political corruption, and
a wealthy Cuban freedom fighter with a suspicious past. In a final,
cliff-hanging struggle, Peter faces his own demons – and death in a dark and
Targeted Age Group:: Adult
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I am a former journalist, and covered many of the events described in this novel. I wanted to write a novel that explored the what the United States was truly like in the decade of the Eighties.