Murder and cover-up in the Deep South during the tumultuous 1960s
Macon - the Novel is set in the early 60s against the backdrop of the emerging civil rights movement in the South. A local R and B singer who made the big time is murdered. Officer J.T. Grimes, one of six recently hired black policemen, is first on the crime scene. No-one saw anything or anybody but Grimes knows a black man will be arrested, tried and convicted … that's how it'd always been.
Some characters are stereotypical of the times but there are more who aren't … black and white good and evil.Attitudes of some change, sometimes out of necessity, sometimes because of an enlightened sense of humanity. But others, hate-filled and bigoted, are incapable of change.
Any derogatory language or terms used in this book are contemporary to the time period portrayed in the book and do not represent the views of the author or publisher.