The House Always Wins

Anna Christiansen’s small-town life is about to go haywire. A young reporter stuck in a dead-end job, Anna falls head over heels for an interview subject, the bass player in an up-and-coming alt band. In short order, she pulls up stakes, moves to Las Vegas, gets married and pregnant, and buys a big fixer-upper haunted by the ghost of a Sin City racketeer. Read More

Restless City

In Restless City, a novel written serially by seven Las Vegas authors, private eye Daniel Brady takes a routine job for a high-rolling gambler that turns into a dangerous journey into the dark recesses of Sin City.This fast-paced narrative, which pays homage to crime noir pioneers Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, propels readers from the seedy streets of downtown Las Vegas to the executive suites of the Strip. Along the way, Brady must untangle a web of intrigue, distinguishing fantasy from reality in a city that thrives on illusions. Each writer pushes Brady deeper into a conspiracy in which he encounters a rich cast of characters, reflecting the diverse palette of Las Vegas. Read More

Money Shot

Alan “Nick” Nichols is living the Great Las Vegas Dream. An executive at Las Vegas’ biggest advertising agency, he has a fine home and family. Just as midlife rumblings of discontent are beginning to settle in, Nick suddenly hits the jackpot. Not in the lottery or at a slot machine, but by buying a Bigg Fizz soda with the winning bottle cap in a million-dollar basketball challenge. Read More

Dice Angel

Jimmy Delaney is on another bad roll. His ex-wife is cranky. Burglars clean out all the coins from the video poker machines at his saloon, Jimmy D’s. His accountant is missing – with all the bar’s money. He can’t get a loan because the IRS has a lien on the joint and a rogue revenue agent with a personal grudge is seizing Jimmy D’s on Friday unless he can come up with $50,000 in back taxes. Losing streaks in Las Vegas can be the worst in the world. And then a mysterious woman enters his life. A karma-spouting planet-charting colon-cleansing floozy – the Dice Angel. Can Delaney save Jimmy D’s with a supernaturally hot hand at the crap tables at Luxor? Or does Lady Luck bite off, chew up, and spit out another Las Vegas loser… Read More