Chapter 1Camp David, Catoctin Mountain, Maryland
"What are we doing here?" Laurel Stewart asked the man sitting next to her in the sanctuary of the presidential retreat's Evergreen Chapel.
"Praying for peace?" Max Kelly, a reporter from the Boston Globe,
"Granted, it's an admirable goal, but given that the Weather Service has declared this the hottest summer on record, what made the White House decide that August would be a good time to hold another round of Middle East Road to Peace meetings? Couldn't the State Department find a road map that leads to Maine?"
She slapped at yet another...