When troops find Captain Ann Campbell, a general's daughter, raped and murdered on the firing range, Brenner's instincts tell him to avoid the case. It can only mean trouble.
But avoid it he cannot, and with an unlikely partner he uncovers the truth about the brass above him: that beneath the neatly pressed uniforms and the military code of honor hides a corruption as rank as Ann Campbell's own astonishing secret life....Continua
Not my favorite DeMille! Not because of the storyteller but for the story. I guess you've all seen the movie so what's to say?
Was reading this off-and-on for about a year. Was worth it, especially for fans of the classic first-person narrative detective story in the style of Hammett and Chandler. Will probably come back to this author.