Murder in Vegas: New Crime Tales of Gambling and Desperation
Murder in Vegas New Crime Tales of Gambling and Desperation Author:Michael Connelly Sin City. An artificial oasis of pleasure, spectacle, and entertainment, the gambling capital of America has reinvented itself so many times that it's doubtful that anyone knows for sure what's real and what isn't in the miles of neon and scorching heat. Las Vegas is considered the ultimate player's destination, no matter what your game. Almost ... more »anything is available--for a price, mind you--and sometimes losers will walk away from the tables with even less than just an empty wallet or purse; sometimes they don't walk away at all. Las Vegas is the true city that never sleeps, where fortunes are made and lost every day, and where snake-eyes aren't found just on a pair of dice.« less
A great anthology of murder and gambling involving visitors and residents of Las Vegas. Introduced me to writers I had not previously known about, and whose works I will now seek out to read. Some of the stories have great sticking power, remaining in the back of the mind. One or two stories at bedtime give memorable dreams!