The Secrets of Harry Bright Author:Joseph Wambough The place is the California desert: Mineral Springs, a sand-blown, down-scale outpost of glittering Palm Springs with its exclusive country clubs, heavily guarded homes, and suntanned celebrities. Seventeen months before, Jack Watson, a handsome, wealthy young man, was incinerated in his father's Rolls-Royce on a dark canyon road. But the bullet... more » in his head proved it was no accident.
So why does Sidney Blackpool agree to take the case? Is it because old man Watson is dangling a six-figure retirement job? Or because Sidney has always dreamed of swatting a ball on the world's most expensive golf turf? Or because of the death of his own son? Is there a common bond between fathers of lost sons, which compels the detective to dig deeper and deeper? To uncover a case that should have been left buried by wind and sand.
A riveting police drama, Mr. Wambough's newest novel is als a moving story of a detective's search for the meaning of his son's death and of his own life« less