++ Who is killing off all the TV news anchors, print journalists, and media reporters ?
- Leaves No Big Media, Or Politician, Or Elitist Group Unscathed.
- Pulls no punches.
- A wild and dangerous ride
- By A Former Private Eye and Undercover Department Of Defense Contractor.
Kill the media? He knew if he started killing them off as a message the rest would shut down, shut up, and flee.
Kill the media?
He hated the media.
He hated their breathy, too intimate way of speaking. He hated
their weird delivery and affectations--their arrogance.
He hated the distortion of truth for entertainment or political
agenda. He hated FOX; he hated O'Reilly; he hated Sharpton; he
hated CNN. He hated all of them.
But he had never dreamed of murder.
His entire life had been about truth; finding it or defending
it. A sword blade that could not be broken, the truth could never
be changed. But it could be lied about, and he hated that too.
Yet he had never dreamed of murder before....
He thought if journalists started getting murdered as a message,
the rest of them would flee.
Yes, he thought, kill the media....
* * *
New Mexico private eye Jack Vane had no choice. The Mob kingpin, Yaakov Irgun decreed either he take the case and succeed in finding what Irgun wants, or Jack dies. The problem is Irgun wants Jack to find the lost treasure of Spanish Conquistador Francisco Coronado, worth billions, and probably only a legend.
The case embroils Jack in inescapable clashes with death that leave him accused of serial murder. Since Jack is suffering from strange blackouts, he doesn't actually know whether he's guilty or not. Police Lieutenant Desdemona Warchovski--Jack's manic ex-girlfriend who is still enraged over his jilting her--is determined to find Jack guilty, or gun him down, or both.
The situation becomes even worse when Jack discovers a mysterious international cabal also seeks Coronado's lost treasure with the goal to finance a vast conspiracy to steal New Mexico's energy riches. This scheme will wreak environmental havoc and destroy Indian sacred lands. And this group wants Jack to double-cross the mob to help them--or they will kill him before even Lieutenant Warchovski or the mob--except they will make it hurt a lot more.
The clock is counting down. Jack is a fugitive, fearful, and alone. He must find the treasure and the killer--even if it turns out to be him. As powerful forces gather in a relentless death-race to destroy him, what path should Jack take?
What would you do?
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