Nearly seventy years after a top-secret escort mission flown by four American aces ends mysteriously a missionary in Papua New Guinea makes a startling discovery. The flight leader's P-38 Lighting is found deep in the jungle.
Half a world away others learn of the discovery and race to unlock the past. Greed and betrayal descend on an isolated valley where tribal life unchanged for a century is about to be visited by a whirlwind of violence.
Craig MacIntosh was a newspaper political cartoonist / illustrator for 22 years. He served as an infantry platoon leader in Vietnam. He lives in Minnesota. The Last Lightning is his second novel.