The Disciple of Las Vegas

The Disciple of Las Vegas : 2

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Uncompromising. Tenacious. Fiercely intelligent. Ava Lee will follow the money . . . wherever it takes her.Hired by Tommy Ordonez, the richest man in the Philippines, to recover $50 million in a land swindle, Ava has her work cut out. Tommy's brother has messed up and the Filipino billionaire's reputation is on the line.Tracking the money, Ava uncovers an illegal online gambling ring, and follows the trail to Las Vegas. Once there, she turns her gaze to David Douglas, one of the greatest poker players in the world - and someone who knows more about the missing money than he's letting on. Meanwhile, Jackie Leung, an old target of Ava's, has made it rich. He wants revenge, and he's going after Ava.
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  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Sphere
  • United Kingdom
  • Digital original
  • 0748128581
  • 9780748128587

About Ian Hamilton

Ian Hamilton has been a journalist, a senior executive with the federal government, a diplomat, and a businessman with international links. He has written for several magazines and newspapers in Canada and the US. He has won the prestigious 2012 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime novel for The Deadly Touch of the Tigress.
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Fast paced and intriguing * Guardian * Hamilton weaves a colourful tale filled with intrigue, violence and even touches of comedic brilliance * Toowoomba Chronicle * Hamilton's second novel is a fast, reasonably captivating and thoroughly researched jaunt through one or two of the world's international financial underbellies and dubious characters * London Free Press * Ava Lee is tough, fearless and resourceful . . . a true original * Linwood Barclay *
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