About the book
Summer, 1952. Twenty powerful men gather in secret and devise a plot to manipulate the President of the United States. Soon after, writer Eddie Wesley leaves a party hosted by affluent and influential members of black society, and discovers a body. The murdered man had an unusual gold cross gripped between his hands and Eddie is determined to find out why he was killed and what the cross signifies. But then Eddie’s sister Junie becomes entangled in an underground movement and vanishes…
Reviewed by Everton Reading Group:
A complex book well written, but needing concentrated reading. The American political system and complex plot required some thought and understanding. Interest was sustained with the need for resolution between the two main characters.
Star rating: ***