Bio: DICK ADLER has been an editor and writer for newspapers and magazines in New York, London and--for the last 28 years--in Los Angeles. He has
co-authored two non-fiction books, one with the late California Governor Edmund G. (Pat) Brown, and has also written for television. He presently reviews mysteries and thrillers for Amazon.com, the Chicago Tribune, Publishers Weekly and his own Crime Watch web site:(http://www.angelfire.com/biz/MysteriesFromDick)Adler lives in Venice with his wife, the historian and archivist Jane Wilson. They visit their two grown children in the San Francisco area as often as possible.
Ivan Davis, former editor turned private detective, loves opera almost as much as he loves good food and sexy sopranos. Singing in the chorus at the Opera Cafe in Santa Monica combines all of his pleasures. But when the father of his lovely young conductor disappears in Santa Fe while hunting down a previously unknown opera by Mozart and Daponte, Ivan agrees to look for him--and finds himself attacked by a ferocious tenor, chased through the streets of Venice by a deadly BMW, and fighting for hi... more info>>