Power and money corrupt absolutely.
In Washington, Senator Landon Meyerleading presidential candidate and pivotal voice in a divided senateimposes his choices to fill two Supreme Court vacancies on the President. In San Francisco, Charlie Palmera specialist in burying the crimes of the political and financial elitelies paralyzed by a gunshot. Linking the two is the senator's all-too-cunning brothera federal judge secretly managing his campaign.
An hour before his death, Palmer reaches out to private investigator Graham Gage, a man he's both feared and admired, but his words remain choked in his throat. A funeral-day burglary of Palmer's office and a wife's plea for the truth about her husband's misdeeds plunge Gage into a morass of murder, corporate cover-ups, and corrupted justice that masks a political money-laundering scheme threatening to destroy not only our democracy, but all that is dear to Gage . . .
About the Author
Steven Gore is a former private investigator whose thrillers draw on his investigations of murder, fraud, money laundering, organized crime, political corruption, and drug, sex, and arms trafficking, in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Gore has been featured on 60 Minutes for his work and has been honored for excellence in his field. He is trained in forensic science and has lectured to professional organizations on a wide range of legal and criminal subjects.