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Publisher Description

November, 1953.

The brutal murder of Maria Gordon, a young mother, stuns a small, New Jersey town. The case quickly goes cold in a bizarre twist of fate that leaves seven-year old Johnny an orphan -- that is, until the surprise arrival of a man long assumed dead.

The case is pursued by three unlikely allies: a wise-cracking police sergeant, a German rocket scientist, and a frail, yet optimistic survivor of the Holocaust. Together, they uncover shocking evidence linking Maria's murder to Nazi war crimes a decade earlier.

Rocket Lake tells of blackmail and government cover-ups during the postwar Space race between the U.S. and Russia. As the story unfolds, scenes of 1950's American culture are revealed, seen through the eyes of a young boy, his schoolmates, and survivors of a war-ravaged Europe.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2014
October 16
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
359
Pages
PUBLISHER
Lulu.com
SELLER
Lulu Enterprises, Inc.
SIZE
1.6
MB

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