By Ian Hamilton
This time, creative worldwide crime investigator Ava Lee needs to take down a web playing ring to guard a determined billionaire.
within the Disciple of Las Vegas, forensic accountant Ava Lee is employed by way of the richest guy within the Philippines to recuperate $50 million from a Canadian land swindle. With the billionaire's acceptance at the line, she follows the money from Vancouver to Las Vegas, to the Costa Rican money owed of the Moneida, a primary international locations band that owns The River, a poker net site.
After uncovering an unlawful on-line playing ring, she confronts one of many international poker greats, David "The Disciple" Douglas, and his accomplice, Jeremy Ashton. in the meantime, Jackie Leung, an outdated goal of Uncle's and Ava's, has made it wealthy. He desires revenge, and he's going after Ava to get it.
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She might have screamed before the butler was out of earshot. He had just had to chance it. ” He came and sat in the opposite corner of the sofa, after which he put out his hand and said in a pleasant conversational voice, “Well, Linnet, I thought it would be you, but I had to make sure. ” As she continued to gaze at him in frozen horror he took her by the hand. “My dear girl, pull yourself together! ” Perhaps it was the warm, virile clasp and the dancing light in the dark eyes, perhaps it was the memories which these evoked.
Standing like that, she felt the warmth of the fire beat against the cold of her body. No, it wasn’t just her body that was cold. It was something no fire could ever warm again. There was a chintz-covered chair drawn up to the hearth. She sank down on it and buried her face in her hands. In the study Gregory Porlock was pouring out drinks. “Glad you were able to make it early. ” Geoffrey Masterman resembled his sister rather strongly. No one seeing them together could be in any doubt as to their relationship.
As she continued to gaze at him in frozen horror he took her by the hand. “My dear girl, pull yourself together! ” Perhaps it was the warm, virile clasp and the dancing light in the dark eyes, perhaps it was the memories which these evoked. Her gaze wavered. ” Gregory Porlock nodded. “I don’t look dead—do I? ” He had both of her hands by now, and he could feel them quivering and jerking like two little frightened wild things. He kept his hold of them and said, “Come along, wake up! There’s nothing for you to get into a state about.