The Disciple of Las Vegas
An Ava Lee NovelBook - 2011
Uncle and Ava are hired by Tommy Ordonez, the richest man in the Philippines, to recover $50 million in a land swindle that took place in Canada and involves his brother. The Filipino billionaire's reputation is on the line, and his family is on the brink of disaster. Ava tracks the missing funds from Canada to San Francisco to accounts in Costa Rica owned by the Moneida, a First Nations band that owns and operates The River, an online poker web site. Ava uncovers an illegal online gambling ring, and follows the trail to Las Vegas. There, she confronts one of the greatest poker players in the world, David "The Disciple" Douglas, and his partner, Jeremy Ashton. Meanwhile, Jackie Leung, an old target of Uncle's and Ava's, has made it rich. He wants revenge, and he's going after Ava to get it. Will Ava save Ordonez's family and reputation? Or will Jackie Leung get to her first?.
Publisher: Toronto : Spiderline, 2011
Characteristics: 357 p. ; 21 cm