Rumored to be the inspiration for Fox Mulder of The X-Files, Donald Keyhoe delivers the results of his groundbreaking research on the UFO phenomenon in a style that is at once terse and businesslike, and imbued with a sense of wonder at the mysteries and possibilities he is confronting.
Tal Howard, a disillusioned Korean War veteran, breaks away from his old life, looking for answers and convinced he’s going to find them in the small town of Hillston. What’s in Hillston? Sixty grand in embezzled funds that Howard learned about from a dying friend in a POW camp.
As the fiercely independent Kells rejects the appeals of various crime bosses who want to make use of his talents, powerful forces align against him. Being framed for a murder turns out to be the least of his troubles and as the stakes get higher, and the odds get longer, it’s only Kells’ nerve and toughness that keep him one step ahead of the law—and the reaper.