A blind goddess : Billy Boyle World War II Mystery Series, Book 8. / James R Benn.
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- ISBN: 9781616951931 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
March, 1944: US Army Lieutenant Billy Boyle, back in England after a dangerous mission in Italy, is due for a little R&R, and also a promotion. But the now-Captain Boyle doesn't get to kick back and enjoy his leisure time because two upsetting cases fall into his lap at once. The first is a personal request from an estranged friend: Sergeant Eugene "Tree" Jackson, who grew up with Billy in Boston, is part of the 617th Tank Destroyers, the all-African American battalion poised to make history by being the US Army's first combatant African American company. But making history isn't easy, and the 617 faces racism at every turn. One of Tree's men, a gunner named Angry Smith, has been arrested for a crime he almost certainly didn't commit, and faces the gallows if the real killer isn't found. Tree knows US top brass won't care about justice in this instance, and asks Billy if he'll look into it.But Billy can't use any of his vacation time to investigate, because...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Soho Crime, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2009 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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