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The con is on

In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flees to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.

Private —Patterson, James, 1947-
Large Print
2010
Availability: 11 of 13

Former CIA agent Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. He's already deep into the investigation of a multi-million dollar NFL gambling scandal and the unsolved slaying...

Scot under the covers —Enoch, Suzanne, author.

"Miranda Harris has always loathed games of chance, and her hatred only grows when her brother trades her hand in marriage to clear his gambling debt. Miranda would rather go to debtor's prison than marry the odious Capt...

All in —Goldman, Joel.

"Cassie Ireland works as a modern-day Robin Hood for people who have nowhere else to turn, not even to the police. Jake Carter is a roguish high roller traveling the world to play and win big-money poker. As Lady Luck wo...

Never bet against the bullet : a Ralph Compton western —Lowry, Jackson, author.

"The people of Meridian, Colorado, live and die by coal mining, and when the railroad bypasses them, their livelihood is in peril. However, they discover that for a hefty sum of money they can create a spur line and save...

The house

After Scott and Kate Johansen lose their daughter's college fund, they become desperate to earn it back so she can pursue her dream of attending a university. With the help of their neighbor Frank, they decide to start a...

Never kiss a duke —Frampton, Megan, 1964- author.

Sebastian, Duke of Hasford, has a title, wealth, privilege, and plenty of rakish charm. Until he discovers the only thing that truly belongs to him is his charm. An accident of birth has turned him into plain Mr. de Silv...

Ace of shades —Foody, Amanda, author.

New Reynes -- the City of Sin -- is no place for a proper young lady like Enne, who had to leave finishing school early to pursue her missing mother with only one name as a clue. When she finds Levi Glaisyer, however, he...

Luck is no lady —Sandas, Amy.

Gently bred Emma Chadwick always assumed she'd live and die the daughter of a gentleman. But when her father's death reveals a world of staggering debt and dangerous moneylenders, she must risk her good name and put her ...

The hustler

New York. Ames Billiards, with high ceilings and air of hushed concentration, is a church of pool. "Fast" Eddie Felson enters as an innocent con man and leaves with a taste of what the world can do, that talent alone wil...

Red seas under red skies —Lynch, Scott, 1978- author.

Locke Lamora has left the exotic dangers of Camorr, only to be embroiled in a savage conflict between another city state and a notorious pirate fleet.

All Scot and bothered —Byrne, Kerrigan, author.

"He is first and foremost--at everything. A man who's made his own way through ruthless cunning and sheer force of will. A strong and imposing Scot who can turn on the charm but does not suffer fools. His title: Lord Chi...

Texas pride —Greenwood, Leigh.

"Carla Reece had never met anyone more infuriating in her life. The blond giant who swaggered up to her door had no right to take over half her ranch-no matter how stupid her brother had been gambling it away in a high-s...

Hell's Acres —Fearn, John Russell, 1908-1960.
Large Print
2007
Availability: 1 of 2

When gambler Smoke Cavendish is attacked and robbed of his poker winnings, his assailants leave him to die in the desert. Determined to survive, he stumbles into Hell's Acres--a town of desolation--where the townsfolk ar...

A rogue by any other name —MacLean, Sarah.

"A decade ago, the Marquess of Bourne was cast from society with nothing but his title. Now a partner in London's most exclusive gaming hell, the cold, ruthless Bourne will do whatever it takes to regain his inheritance-...

An earl like you —Linden, Caroline, author.

"When Hugh Deveraux discovers his newly inherited earldom is bankrupt, he sets about rebuilding the family fortune--in the gaming hells of London. But the most daring wager he takes isn't at cards. A wealthy tradesman ma...

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