Clive Rowan, a columnist for the Washington Star newspaper, is willing to bet his career and his life on the hunch that the late and beloved President of the United States, Oliver Campbell, did not die from natural causes, but was murdered by his wife.
Is it his fate, or is it a coincidence that Rowan discovers the poison ring, as a child, and then, later on in life, finds out the many secrets that were buried with it?
The former first lady, Ellen Campbell, has been shielded from scrutiny, while eluding justice for over a half-century. Digging deep for answers, Rowan uncovers clues and evidence that cast a shadow of doubt on the official story of how the president died.
As the hidden truth begins to surface, Rowan struggles with the decision to release his report to the press and turn history upside-down, or to let the hideous lie live another day.
This fast-paced, heart-stopping murder mystery will leave you wondering if some secrets are better left buried.
William W. Griffin’s latest novel, “EXHUMED,” takes you on a fast-paced journey from the nation's capital to the mystic beauty of Lands End and Half Moon Bay, in California. Discover the dark secrets inside the pages of this ghost story and murder mystery.
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