Former government agent and think-tank director Mark Jamison needs a quiet coastal refuge for his breathing problems, and maybe some space to sort out his life and what remains of his marriage. What he finds in the mysterious little village of Angel Landing quickly escalates into a series of adventures to save the planet, or at least its male inhabitants, and soon forces him to confront his past and the assumptions that brought him here.
Former legal counsel to a Pulitzer Prize winning author and playwright, Avery Mann now takes his own lifetime of experience as a diplomat, think tank director and government adviser to present an exciting new work of fiction and the launch of a new series, the Mark Jamison adventures.
They sit displayed along the hillside—the homes of parents fearing the return of their children, of children fearing the visit of parents, of Botox-treated widows and divorcées cuddling small dogs, desperately searching for someone who will still find them attractive.
The ferry plies the waves from San Francisco, escaping fog and mist, and comes to rest in the cove that gives its name to the village of Angel Landing. Those on the back deck of the Angel Landing Yacht Club down their frosties and discuss the latest gossip about who fudged results in the last race or which wife will be excluded from leading what activity.