Joss Cole, a burned out public defender from LA, has opted for a quieter life in Washington State.
Then into her office walks Dean Belden in search of a lawyer to help him set up a business.
Within days Belden appears before a federal grand jury and, just minutes before testifying, he is killed.
Meanwhile, Gideon van Ry, a nuclear fission expert in California, is troubled by the failure to account for two nuclear devices missing from the former Soviet Union.
Under a false bill of lading, they were shipped to a company called Belden Electronics, and Gideon's only lead is the lawyer who incorporated Belden Electronics - Joss Cole...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
- Publication Date: 11/03/1999
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9780747260622