Bluff

by Michael Kardos

On Sale: 08/03/2018

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About the Book

At twenty-seven, Natalie Webb is already a has-been. A card-trick prodigy, she performed on the world magic circuit at eighteen but a liaison with an older performer ended disastrously after he stole her act and blackened her name. With her career over, she now lives alone with her pigeons and a pile of overdue bills in a New Jersey apartment. 

To make ends meet, Natalie agrees to write a magazine article on the art of cheating at cards. While researching in Atlantic City, she meets Ellen – a beguiling card cheat with a dazzling sleight of hand. Ellen has targeted a group of gamblers called the Midnight Riders – a hedge fund manager, a car dealer mogul and a Senatorial candidate – who play an annual high-dollar poker game.

Ellen proposes that they combine their skills to pull off the greatest illusion of all and walk away with $1.5 million.

But the rules of the game are about to change...

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781788543712
  • ISBN 10: 1788543718
  • Imprint: Head of Zeus
  • On Sale: 08/03/2018
  • Pages: 304
  • BISAC1: Fiction & related items / Thriller / suspense

Biography

Michael Kardos is the Pushcart Prize-winning author of the novel The Three-Day Affair and the story collection One Last Good Time. Originally from the Jersey Shore, he currently lives in Starkville, Mississippi, where he teaches creative writing.


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