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By Marisa Lankester
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DANGEROUS ODDS - a precise Crime Thriller Memoire - is the explosive, by no means been informed, behind the curtain investigate the area of unlawful activities making a bet, printed by means of an insider, who occurs to be a woman. Marisa Lankester, a tender good looks with a privileged big apple upbringing, stumbles into the backdoor of the most important unlawful activities making a bet association within the united states, run through Ron The Cigar Sacco. Marisa, a thrill seeker, maneuvers herself into this mob run males basically bookmaking operation and along with her appears and brains, turns into a depended on insider. alongside the way in which, Marisa falls in love with Sacco's enterprise companion, charismatic Tony. In an try and ward off the wrath of the FBI, Marisa and Tony relocate Sacco's operation from l. a. first to Las Vegas after which to the Dominican Republic the place playing is legal. What starts as a enjoyable and fascinating experience at the Caribbean island, the place the tall, blond attractiveness additionally turns into a most sensible version, morphs right into a twisted nightmare. it's also the romantic story of an attractive, clever younger girl whose love for a charismatic and good-looking Italian-American leads her down the line into crime, incarceration and rape.
DANGEROUS ODDS is the last word mistery mystery and suspense page-turner that attracts the reader into what's the adrenaline pumped and genius global of activities playing and betting.
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Tony’s mother checked out me sourly. “You going to have a child or anything? ” “No, Ma! I’ve retired from bookmaking. I’m going instantly. We’re again domestic … for reliable. ” Sophia’s face dropped a bit of. She struggled to regain her composure. As she held her cigarette to her lips i realized her hand quivering. “Oh,” she acknowledged weakly. “Well, how approximately that … ” i used to be questioned via her response. I had assumed that she will be ecstatic on the information. Her son was once giving up his lifetime of crime and relocating with regards to his relatives. the topic grew to become to funds, and the cause of Sophia’s response grew to become clearer. She started nervously damn off a laundry checklist of unforeseen charges that she had lately incurred. I felt awkward. My mom and dad had by no means mentioned their funds round me. but the following i used to be, sitting with Tony’s mom for the 1st time, hearing an in depth catalogue of economic worry. I excused myself and stepped outdoor to offer them a few privateness. I sat down at the slump, staring at on the unkempt garden. huge brown patches have been scorched through the solar. Parked within the driveway used to be a silver Cadillac. i presumed it used to be the person who Tony had shocked his mom with years past on Mother’s Day. It sat there now, baking within the mid-afternoon sunlight. The home windows have been dusty, a hubcap used to be lacking and an unpleasant dent marred one facet. I regarded round this barren vista and wondered—not for the 1st time that day—what i used to be doing the following. while Tony joined me, his temper used to be black. “Let’s get outta here,” he growled, storming around the garden. He wrenched open the door of the Renault. “She misplaced my fucking funds! ” he spat. “I moved her the following in particular to maintain her clear of Bay Meadows, and he or she … ” Tony shook his head in futile anger. Bay Meadows used to be a well-known San Francisco racetrack. Sophia used to be a gambler. Having Tony’s funds at her disposal had proved to be an excessive amount of of a temptation for her. I resisted asking how a lot of his funds she had misplaced. From the incandescent glance on Tony’s face I knew it needed to be immense. Tony sped during the small city of pink Bluff, whizzing prior the church, the college, and a pair of sunbaked shops. In a blink crimson Bluff was once shrinking in our rear view. We crossed over the interstate and drove via a few miles of open land. Tony became onto a gravel highway and pulled as much as a wide fenced-off lot. on the rear have been piles of rocks, ranging in measurement from tiny pebbles to giant boulders. Tiles, paving stones and baggage of varied forms of soil have been saved well at the estate. He parked in entrance of a one-story wood development with an indication that learn, “Accardo Landscaping. ” I famous it as his brother-in-law’s corporation, during which Tony advised me he had invested. Slamming the automobile door at the back of him, Tony stormed towards front front. I him inside of. The place of work was once small, minimally adorned, and blissfully cool. The surprised-looking guy at the back of the table jumped to his toes as Tony burst throughout the door and barked, “Where’s Angela? ” “Tony! I wasn’t anticipating … uh, Angela’s out again. ” He led us out the again door.