“You are invited to the death of Nayan Gupta….”When a mysterious card arrives in the mail, RussellQuant has a date with murder. From the glitzy high rises of Dubai and frankincense fields of Oman, to the scorching sand dunes of SaudiArabia, gay Saskatoon PI Russell Quant takes a magiccarpet ride that skids to a deadly halt on the icy surfaceof a frozen pond in the middle of theSaskatchewan prairie. This is Russell Quant’s wildest case ever: carpetexpert Nayan Gupta has been found murdered inDubai’s old souk and Russell must sift through layersof deception and danger to get to the truth. It’s a perilousvoyage that pits Quant’s wits against a snootymuseum curator, a bevy of shifty carpet merchants,and the denizens of an underground club for “fabulousmen.” As Russell’s spicy foreign adventure heats up, helearns a valuable lesson about love, life and the importanceof seizing the moment…before it’s gone. On theverge of making the biggest personal decision of hislife, Russell discovers that endings sometimes comebefore beginnings.