Dazzling author Sharon Sala concludes her wonderful trilogy with the captivating story of the youngest Houston daughter, Lucky.
Lucky is truly her gambler father's daughter, and in his memory, she promises to fulfill his long held dream of making it in Las Vegas. With her share of their money, Lucky boards a bus and makes her way across country to the always glittering mecca.
For once fate is with her, as Lucky quickly finds both employment as a dealer at the prestigious Club 52, and a new friend and landlord in the form of Fluffy La Mont, an elderly former stripper who was the talk of the town in the good old days.
Lucky has barely settled in when she overhears a hit man plotting to kill her new boss, Nicholas Chenault. Horrified, Lucky manages to warn Nick before a car bomb can kill him.
Lucky and Nick strike sparks off each other from the beginning. The flames of their passion burn hot and bright. But death threats and old secrets threaten to destroy their burgeoning love. It will take both survival skills and forgiveness to overcome the odds. Sensational, captivating and heartwarming are a few of the adjectives that describe Ms. Sala's latest storytelling gem. (May, 320 pp., $4.99)