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  • Author:
    Baldacci, David
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    LuAnn Tyler is a tough, sly woman from Georgia. To escape a false murder charge she accepts a big lottery win and flees the country. But the lottery was fixed and she is tricked by a ruthless scam artist who controls her life and her...

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    Wertheim, L. Jon, Moskowitz, Tobias J.
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    Using the tips, truths, and stats, two dads pack super sports savvy and important math and financial concepts into a fun and heartwarming first novel for kids.

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    Bailey, Connie
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    When backpacker Jarold Lake runs out of money in Australia, an acquaintance gives him an address where he can find an under-the-table job without needing a work visa. He’s greeted by Russ Bridger, who none too subtly lets him know that...

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    North, Claire
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    Everyone has heard of the Gameshouse. But few know all its secrets. It is the place where fortunes can be made and lost through chess, backgammon--every game under the sun. But those whom fortune favors may be invited to compete in the...

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    Thomas, Jodi
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    Lewton Paterson is a gambling man hoping to put his rough-and-tumble past behind him and marry into a quiet, respectable family. Arriving in Whispering Mountain, Lewt sets his sights on one of the McMurray sisters. But it doesn't take...

  • Author:
    Noble, Elizabeth
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    Wanting to end his pattern of choosing controlling and abusive men, Vladimir ‘Val’ Mihalic figures it’s better to live alone than live in fear. Just when things are settling down—his biggest trouble recently is a Kentucky Derby hopeful...

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    McEvoy, John
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    No one really notices that a fix may be in until Matt O’Connor, a Chicago-based columnist for a national racing newspaper, gets a call from Moe Kellman, a horse-owning acquaintance. Kellmans question for Matt: Was the death of 92-year-...

  • Author:
    Foody, Amanda
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    Only days after a corrupt election and brutal street war, one last bloodthirsty game has begun. The players? The twenty-two most powerful, notorious people in New Reynes.

  • Author:
    Patterson, James, Paetro, Maxine
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    Former Marine helicopter pilot Jack Morgan runs Private, a renowned investigation company with branches around the globe. It is where you go when you need maximum force and maximum discretion. Jack is already deep into the investigation...

  • Author:
    Sanderson, Douglas
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    It was cold; bitterly paralysingly cold. There was a dampness in the air that bit into the marrow of your bones and stayed there. The red in the thermometer was below zero and still dropping steadily, and the weather forecasts offered...

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    "In the decades since the passing of the Pamajewon ruling in Canada and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in the United States, gaming has come to play a crucial role in how Indigenous peoples are represented and read by both...

  • Author:
    Lane, Amy
    Summary:

    Quent Jackson has followed Jason Spade's every move in business and in poker since their first day as college freshmen.  Eight years later, when Jace finally decides Quent is the one man he can't live without, he sees no reason for that...

  • Author:
    Vayden, Kristin
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    Lucas Mayfield, the Eighth Earl of Heightford, couldn't be more pleased with the private club that is his brainchild. But when a young courtesan at the club's masquerade appears far too innocent, his suspicions are raised-...

  • Author:
    Foon, Dennis
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    Kip is addicted to the pure adrenaline rush that hits when the stakes are high and the bets are laid down. His gambling addiction uses up his money, his mother’s money—and then their real trouble begins. Dennis Foon’s believable...

  • Author:
    Day, Kirstie McLellan, Joseph, Curtis
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    In this revealing memoir, NHL superstar Curtis Joseph, known affectionately to hockey fans around the world as Cujo, talks about his highly unusual upbringing and what led him to put on his first pair of skates.

  • Author:
    Fleming, Ian
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    For James Bond and the British Secret Service, the stakes couldn't be higher. The MI6 agent's mission is to neutralize the Russian operative Le Chiffre by ruining him at the baccarat table and forcing his Soviet masters to "retire" him...

  • Author:
    Bowen, Kelly
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    A ruthless club owner spots a beautiful blonde counting cards in his casino. But rather than taking care of the problem, he offers her a job. Refusing him means facing starvation, but with a man so sinfully handsome and fiercely...

  • Author:
    O'Connor, Heather M.
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    In this high-interest sports novel, a star player on an elite soccer team is forced to make tough choices when illegal gambling gets him in way over his head.

  • Author:
    Feather, Jane
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    Lady Serena Grantley was born to the nobility, but fortune's whim placed her in control of her gamester stepfather, who uses her beauty to lure young men to his gambling tables. Serena even dismissed her first love, the Honorable...

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