By Stephen L. Carter
Bestselling writer Stephen L. Carter can provide a gripping political mystery set opposed to the backdrop of Watergate, Vietnam, and the Nixon White House.
Philmont citadel is a guy who has all of it: wealth, admire, and connections. He's the final individual you'd count on to fall prey to a assassin, yet then his physique is located at the grounds of a Harlem mansion by means of the younger author Eddie Wesley, who in addition to the girl he loves, Aurelia Treene, is pulled right into a twenty-year look for the reality. The disappearance of Eddie's sister June makes their research much more troubling. As Eddie and Aurelia discover layer upon layer of intrigue, their odyssey takes them from the rich drawing rooms of recent York in the course of the shady corners of radical politics the entire technique to the Oval workplace and President Nixon himself.
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