In 1932 Los Angeles, the Depression is raging, the Olympics are coming, and men are falling dead in the streets, victims of an invisible strangler. An ex-fighter pilot finds himself entangled in a web of international terrorism stretching from the alleyways of Tinseltown to the deepest jungles of the Amazon, a voyage from which no man returns... More
"No one noticed the horror when it began."
Los Angeles, 1932. Six months before the Olympic Games are to bring relief to a Depression-battered city, men are falling dead in the rain-swept streets, their necks broken as if by an invisible noose. Pulled into a shadowy, rain-slick storm of murder and kidnapping, an ex-fighter pilot, a cop, a couple of football players-turned-scientist, and a Kewpie-doll blonde with a black belt join forces to track down the terror plotters and stop their deadly spree. But when tragedy strikes the group, the survivors must brave one of the last untamed places on Earth to learn the secret of the Invisible Death--a secret designed to destroy America's greatest cities, one by one…
In the tradition of Doc Savage and The Avenger, The Choking Rain takes us back to the days between the wars, when nations jockeyed for power, women hadn't been liberated, and the world hadn't quite been explored...
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