When it comes to murder at a convention of killers, everyone is a suspect.
Husband and wife private investigators Jack and Annie Gardner are very good at their jobs. He’s a one-handed demolitions expert and bomb disposal specialist. She’s a former circus performer and a crack shot. Together they run Gardner Investigations.
Joseph Mozzano is the former head of the Baltimore mob. When his grandson is murdered at a secret annual assassins’ convention being held in Baltimore on the QT there is little he can do. He can’t go to the cops and the man who runs the convention is too powerful for even his organization to take on. So he goes to the only one who can help—Jack Gardner, the man who years ago put him away.
Jack and Annie reluctantly agree to go undercover among the professional murderers using his skills with explosives and hers with guns to pose as killers. It may be the toughest case of their careers.
Praise for the Jack Gardner Mysteries:
“The Assassins’ Ball is a delightful tongue-in-cheek romp reminiscent of a modern day Thin Man adventure. Jack and Annie Gardner are the new ‘first couple’ of mystery and suspense.” —Michael A. Black, author of Chimes at Midnight and the Executioner series.