Blue Death Author:Michael Collins Leslie Carter, a beautiful night club singer, came to her friend Dan Fortune for help. Her new husband owed the mammoth International Metals and Refining Corporation some money, but he could not find anyone to take it. Fortune agreed to track down Walter Berger, the elusive officer of giant IMR, and settle the matter, but he too found himself t... more »he victim of a baffling runaround. Then, in the glare of blue neon, he discovered the first death.
An investigation took Fortune from the executive towers of IMR in Manhattan to the cheap saloons and bordellos of Hoboken, from plush homes in a New Jersey suburb to a scientists' think-tank on a remote California mountain. Following a trail, he became involved in the lives of big and small, of men so powerful they could order murder with a nod of their head and of the twisted criminals of the underworld who turned to open attacks to stop his probing. And there were also the women, greedy and gentle, who also concealed private nightmares behind smooth smiles. One of these people was hiding the secret that had driven an unlikely killer to murder.
In Blue Death Michael Collins plunges us into the shadows behind the violence of today and into the light of hope beyond the violence.« less