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Barry, Dave.

Summary: On board the Extravaganza of the Seas, a casino cruise ship, a wildly diverse group of people find themselves in the middle of a tropical storm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BAR

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Though primarily known as a novelist, L'Amour wrote hundreds of short stories. This volume collects 35 of his Western stories, the genre for which he has received the most notice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WES LAM

Azzopardi, Trezza.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2001

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC Azzop

Azzopardi, Trezza.

Summary: Dolores, the youngest of five sisters, watches as her family disintegrates in 1960s Cardiff, Wales, due to her father's gambling and her mother's mental decline.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2001

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AZZ

Olds, Bruce.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WES OLD

St. Aubyn, Edward

Summary: Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter, ex-husband, and absent father, has been given six months to live. He resolves to stake half his fortune on a couple of turns of the roulette wheel and, to his agent's disgust, to write a novel--about death. In the casino he meets his muse. Charlie grows as addicted to writing fiction as she is to gambling. His novel is set on a train and involves a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

Robbins, Harold

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROB

Otto, Shawn Lawrence.

Summary: "From the screenwriter of the Oscar-nominated House of Sand and Fog, a fierce, elegant, page-turning novel about race, money, and the American Dream JW is a small-town banker. His specialty: teaching other bankers in towns near Indian reservations how to profit from casino deposits without exposing themselves to risk. His problem: having lost his son in a car accident a year ago, JW is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC OTT

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Val Darrant was just four years old the snowy night his mother abandoned him. But instead of meeting a lonely death, he met Will Reilly -- a gentleman, a gambler, and a worldly, self-taught scholar. For ten years they each were all the family the other had, traveling from dusty American boomtowns to the cities of Europe -- until the day Reilly's luck ran out in a roar of gunfire. But it wasn't...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC L'AM

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Val Durrant was just four years old the snowy night his mother abandoned him. But instead of meeting a lonely death, he met Will Reilly - a gentleman, a gambler and a worldly, self-taught scholar. For ten years they each were all the family the other had, traveling from dusty American boomtowns to the cities of Europe - until the day Reilly's luck ran out in a roar of gunfire. But it wasn't a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1981

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WESTERN LAM

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: Macon had never needed more than a deck of cards, a fast horse, and a ready gun; he was counting on those things now as he led an unsuspecting group of settlers to an abandoned mining town. But while he prepared to pass the ghost town off as a gold mine in the making, a funny thing happened: a real-life community started to take shape in the town he'd christened Red Horse. So when a band of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House, Inc 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LAM

Hirahara, Naomi

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Trade Paperbacks 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIR

Roberts, Nora.

Summary: Determined to see his daughter leave her job as a blackjack dealer on a cruise ship and settle down to have a family, Serena MacGregor's father arranges for gambler Justin Blade to make Serena rethink her priorities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike/Chivers 2004

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ROB

Margulies, Phillip

Summary: A sweeping historical tale based on the life and times of the daughter of a New York merchant finds the orphaned Belle suffering at the hands of a rival cousin before working as a prostitute and transforming herself repeatedly to win the love and life she desires.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Swain, James.

Summary: When his ex-partner, Doyle Flanagan, is blown up by a car bomb, Tony Valentine joins the investigation to find his friend's killers and becomes embroiled in the multimillion-dollar blackjack scam that Flanagan had been trying to solve.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWA

Coulter, Catherine.

Summary: Brent Hammond is a gambler who is handsome as sin, distrustful as only a betrayed man can be, and wilder than an unbroken stallion. Hammond meets the beautiful Byrony by chance in San Diego, and he can't help himself, he's charmed by her beauty and grace. But when he sees her again in San Francisco, he learns that she is the coddled wife of an older rich man.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COU

Evans, Richard Paul.

Summary: Two broken people come together to make each other whole in 1850s Utah. He is a Presbyterian minister who turned gold prospector after the death of his wife, she is an Irish girl who was sold into slavery to an American during the potato famine. They meet in the wilds, she lying unconscious in the snow, having been abandoned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC EVA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVA

Carlyle, Liz.

Summary: A cynical rake joins a sinister game of cards with dangerously seductive stakes. Abandoned by her highborn father --until he decides to use her--Mademoiselle Camille Marchand puts no trust in an aristocrat's honor, especially that of the notorious Kieran, Baron Rothewell. She too is gambling--for her life--and Rothwell is just one more card to be used. But whatever dark desires run through his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2008

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Smith, Michael F. (Michael Farris)

Summary: His mind failing from the effects of decades of bare-knuckle fighting, his foster mother's family legacy in the hands of strangers, and overwhelmed with gambling debts, Jack's only chance at redemption is to step into the fighting pit one last time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Smith 2018

Reichert, Amy E.

Summary: Luck, Love & Lemon Pie delves into the complexities of marriage and what we're willing to do for the ones we love. When MJ Boudreaux notices her husband, Chris, seems more interested in the casino than her, she's bothered that she isn't more upset. She picks up poker as a way for them to spend more time together--and reignite their marital flame. Although the game doesn't give her the quality...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC REI

Tambakis, Anthony

Summary: Ray Parisi is in trouble. Fired from his anchor job at ESPN after one too many public humiliations, he is holed up in a motel and in desperate need of a break. His ex-wife is shacking up with another guy in his old house, a Cambodian bookie wants to kill him, and he's wanted by the New York State Police. A few days before the Fourth of July, he unexpectedly receives an inheritance from his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC TAM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION TAM

Jennings, Maureen.

Summary: In "Let Loose the Dogs," Murdoch's life and work overlap tragically. His sister, who long ago fled to a convent to escape their abusive father, is on her deathbed. Meanwhile, Harry Murdoch, the father whom Murdoch long ago shut out of his life, has been charged with murder and calls on his estranged son to prove his innocence. But, knowing his father, what is Murdoch to believe?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McClelland & Stewart 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JEN

L'Amour, Louis

Summary: On the edge of the frontier, boomtowns like Confusion sprang up overnight. Here honest men came to work the mines, while thieves, gamblers and outlaws worked on them. But in Confusion there was more at stake than law and order-the mines themselves were the target of a violent plot. Matt Coburn had cleaned up tough towns before, but he wanted no part of Confusion. Too many enemies knew he was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1985

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1 available in Adult, Call number: WES LAM

Pronzini, Bill.

Summary: Caught up in events not of his making, Matthew Cape gets tangled up with a pair of con artists in a crooked poker game, and their trail of deceit leads him to Lake Tahoe and the redemption he seeks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PRO