Sun­set Empire

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September 1, 2021

December,1959: The Kore­an War rages on.

Protest­ing the bloody con­flict, a Kore­an-Amer­i­can man by the name of William Yang sud­den­ly blows him­self up in the mid­dle of a Los Ange­les depart­ment store just before Christ­mas, which leads the U.S. gov­ern­ment to reopen the intern­ment camps used dur­ing World War II. Pres­i­dent Joseph McCarthy’s Amer­i­ca has nev­er been more on edge, para­noid and, above all, dangerous.

Sev­er­al weeks lat­er, a woman hires Mor­ris Bak­er, now work­ing as a pri­vate inves­ti­ga­tor, to track down her miss­ing hus­band — Hen­ry Kissinger —who may have a shad­owy con­nec­tion to Yang’s pur­port­ed ter­ror­ist attack. The ensu­ing inves­ti­ga­tion for the miss­ing State Depart­ment con­sul­tant work­ing for Vice Pres­i­dent Richard Nixon sends Bak­er on anoth­er thrilling adven­ture of deceit, intrigue, sex, mur­der, and con­spir­a­cy where the safe­ty of the entire world may hang in the balance.

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