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...
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