In the world of casino gaming, larcenous souls tip the scales of fortune in their favor. Casinos don’t stop players from cashing in if the win is honest. But if the rules in the game are... More > bent, casinos counter the results.
James “Jimmie Quick” Silver knows life on both sides of the fence. He was a dealer, a player, a winner, a loser and a fugitive run to earth. Now he’s a high-tech-gadget toting servant for the house. He finds folks who scam the casino. They cheat or steal; they skip town on a bloated marker. But they leave clues for Jimmie and Dolly to find. When she isn’t helping track down scum, Dolly dances in a North Las Vegas dive.
Jimmie tracks the casino’s current trio of bent blackjack players from Las Vegas to Palm Springs. When the suspects are traced to Puerto Rico, Jimmie and Dolly catch a plane to the Caribbean for a quick trip through the islands, ending up in Santo Domingo for the breathtaking finale.< Less
Michael Archer is a Social Worker from Murphy, NC. His boss recruits him for a moonlight stint interviewing the hapless denizens of a nearby cluster of tumbledown shacks at the request of a... More > pharmaceutical company in Atlanta. It seems the firm has found a cure for Alzheimer's and the ingredients they need to manufacture the drug are buried deep beneath Lucas Ridge. The job seems straight-forward at first but when a co-worker ends up dead in a mosquito-infested swamp, Michael begins to wonder whose calloused hands are tugging on his personal puppet strings.< Less
A fractured twist on The Pilgrim’s Progress, the book describes the first-person narrator’s six-thousand-mile automotive odyssey that covers two weeks and twelve casinos. It is filled... More > with wit, philosophy and homespun advice regarding the eternal battle that pits domestic harmony against the pursuit of liberty. Although casino gaming plays a large role in the tale the narrator also finds himself thrust into the ageless game of sexual hide-and-go-seek when he reaches out to help a gorgeous goddess and comes up with a handful of happy endings.< Less