The surreal splendor of Venice glitters and mesmerizes as six so-called friends who, it turns out, barely know each other meet at Carnival to play a malignant game that quickly turns murderous. Sally, the “Tallahassee lassie” spurned by the rest as a virtual hayseed, is swept up by a mysterious count, attending masked balls, operas, and Carnival revels even as she mourns her marriage and dodges a deadly pursuer. “Things should happen at Carnival,” says her unlikely protector, who resembles Harlequin in more than his costume.
Buffalo At The Gates
Mike Buffalo and Brad Hall have stalked Al-Qeada and the Taliban in the mountains and canyons of Afghanistan. They have hunted ISIS in the hills of northern Iraq, and saved the life of a sitting President. Their days as Special Operators in the Canadian Armed Forces are now behind them. New opportunities as contractors with Valley Forge Security, a specialized firm providing security to governments and NGO’s in war zones around the world, await.