Author: Rex Burns
Published: March 15, 1988 by Viking
Series Name: Gabe Wager
Category: Police Procedural
Main Character: Gabriel Wager
The death of a black city councilman threatens to unleash riots in Denver. Not only is the case politically explosive, but it turns out that the city councilman had a secret life. Homicide Detective Gabe Wager must solve the crime before time runs out, and do so in the face of racial conflict.