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Loaded Dice: A Tony Valentine Novel
by James Swain
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0345463277, Mass Market Paperback)When Tony Valentine, a master at catching casino cheaters, jets to Las Vegas to look for his missing son, he lands in the middle of a dangerous turf war between rival casinos. Valentine’s longtime pal then taps him to figure out how an amateur won $25,000 at his blackjack tables. But the job is full of land mines. For starters, the suspect bears a strong resemblance to his late wife. Upping the ante, a dead stripper is found with Valentine’s calling card–and her grief-stricken policeman boyfriend is vowing revenge.
Yet in a city where barracudas wear pinstripes, and reality and illusion shift depending on the neon light, a greater threat maneuvers through the streets: an all-new breed of criminal with an agenda propelled by fury that will shake not only Valentine, but the city of Las Vegas itself.
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Possessing an innate talent for recognizing con artists and casino sharks, former police officer Tony Valentine pursues his missing son to Las Vegas, where he finds himself in a high-stakes game involving a new breed of criminal who threatens the entire city. By the author of Sucker Bet. Reprint.
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