By William Campbell Gault
While tangling with radicals, Brock stumbles on a colleague’s corpse
Brock Callahan, ex-private investigator, remains to be no longer used to wealth and retirement. in reality he's suffering via a video game of golfing while the clubhouse calls with the curious information that his spouse is in prison, pulled in at an anti-nuclear protest. Callahan hires Joe Puma, deepest detective and onetime peer, to publish bail for the budding radical. a number of days later, Puma is useless, and Brock starts off to ask yourself the place the coed movement’s shadowy roots lie.
The agitators are looking to cease the proposed Mirage aspect reactor, which sits on the intersection of mob cash, corrupt utilities, and the violent rage of the novel fringe. And as Callahan is familiar with all too good, California doesn’t run on nuclear strength; the kingdom is powered through the dirtiest gasoline there is—old-fashioned, murderous greed.