Benny and Pete live in an assisted living facility, ie: retirement home. Benny is an exmobster hiding out from someone, Pete is a former thief. The home is full of colorful characters, including the elusive Mad Joker, whose practical jokes liven up the story. Pete's girlfriend Eleanor, receives packages and flowers from a secret admirer, which first alarm and then frighten her. Then someone is killed at the Halloween party, or shall I say killed again. Alice the retired clown is run down while walking on the sidewalk, and Grace, the home's favorite employee is kidnapped. Who from Eleanor's past is doing this, and how can they stop him.
This is a very entertaining story. The characters are very colorful, yet there are a few secrets left to uncover. Fast read!!