Alan S. Cowell is a journalist. Since 2008 he has been senior correspondent for NYTimes.com based in Paris. He is also the author of A WALKING GUIDE and THE TERMINAL SPY: The Life and Death of Alexander Litvinenko.
Ed Clancy and Joe Shelby are journalists with The Paris Star, an English-language paper based in Paris. They’re faced with the death of what they hold most dear --- their careers, and, for Shelby, a woman he cannot bring himself to mention.