When General Griffin North, a highly decorated African-American icon, is killed in a suspicious plane crash, the special commission deems it a tragic accident caused by mechanical error. But Mollie Smith of the Criminal Investigation Division vows to keep the investigation alive. Certain the General was assassinated, and keenly aware that officals in high places would have stopped at nothing to keep a black man from a possible vice presidential nomination, Mollie intensifies the pitch of her inquiry.Then Mollie -- her investigation nearly complete -- is found murdered. Rachel Collins, Mollie's protegee and close friend, is left to pick up the scent of conspiracy enveloping the dead. With the...
March 1, 1997