A dazzlingly intricate shuffle of accumulating leaks will lead the police to the delicate theory of a secret lover/ blackmailer and to the indictment of Hollywood’s most influential black celebrity, Benjamin Carlton.
The Conspiracy of Silence is the searing, intriguing tale of the curious things that happen when Carlton’s ambitious girlfriend, 25 year-old Rita Spencer, suddenly unearths the shocking secret that Susan Whitaker did not, in fact, exist. She little realizes however that her discovery of this colossal fraud is a mere curtain raiser to a chilling world of ugly skeletons dating back to the assassination of a U.S. Senator inside a Washington hotel sauna, skeletons connected to a riveting sex and gay scandal in high places, skeletons the FBI and political king-makers will kill for.
Now, as Rita Spencer peels away the layers of her mysteries, with delicate cunning, in an epic courtroom showdown, she finds that a plot has been perfected to make her go insane. Yet, behind the unyielding vendetta, the facade of lies, scandals and false identities, she knows that there was a real murder, a real corpse, a real accused, a real killer. And, in fact, how much the governor himself knew about his wife’s death.
But will she live or be sane long enough to defend her boyfriend against the mounting conspiracies and uncover the startling truth behind the mysterious murder?