True love and tragedy, murder and betrayal. This can't stand.
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Freelance work has hidden perils? Who knew? A warning would have been nice... Zack's an assassin for hire. Hey—it's a job. Get over it. So his biggest problem has always been dealing with customers. He's generally found somebody to handle that area of the business for him, but it sure does…
John plays poker for a living. Jeanette is a college student majoring in Astronomy. What could go wrong? And then, after everything goes wrong, who knows what happened? Who knew at the time? Is it still happening today?
From fifteen years apart, in alternating chapters, John and Jeanette try to understand. She's exploring a world new to her in every way, making a place for herself in it. He's trying to fix the aftermath of horrible tragedy. We know it's over for them – but is it, really? Is there a path to happiness, or at least redemption?
In this unusual tale of mystery, romance, and poker players...with a slight hint of Gypsy ghost story...and murder...it's hard to know just what is possible.