What has happened to the thousands of Bosnians, Croatians and Serbians swallowed up in the Balkan war of the 1990s, never to return to their homes? Matt O'Brien, ex-senator and former Vietnam POW is a member of an international commission whose duty is to sift for clues. Outraged by the commission's inaction, O'Brien teams up with radar engineer Hank Wilson. Together, they embark on a high-tech probe of the Bosnian killing fields. As they delve into the core of devastation, they unearth explosive secrets that threaten their own lives and could re-ignite the smoldering, fragile peace.
Author Bio: Barry Friedman is a retired orthopedic surgeon. He has received awards for teaching and research. His published writings include newspaper articles and short stories in national magazines in addition to a number of scientific papers. His previous novel, Dead End, a police procedural, was published in 1995. When he and his wife are not traveling or visiting with their three children and their families, they are at their home in Southern California.