You have to love a book that starts out with this kind of a bang:
"Ten and a half hours before a mounted knight with a machine gun
tried to kill her, tech journalist Miriam Beckstein lost her job.
Before the day was out, her pink slip would set in train a chain of
events that would topple governments, trigger civil wars, and kill
The trouble starts when Miriam uncovers an enormous
money-laundering scheme. When she brings it to the attent