By Marisa Lankester
Harmful ODDS - a real Crime mystery Memoire - is the explosive, by no means been advised, backstage investigate the realm of unlawful activities having a bet, printed via an insider, who occurs to be a girl. Marisa Lankester, a tender good looks with a privileged ny upbringing, stumbles into the backdoor of the biggest unlawful activities having a bet association within the united states, run by way of Ron The Cigar Sacco. Marisa, a thrill seeker, maneuvers herself into this mob run males merely bookmaking operation and together with her seems to be and brains, turns into a depended on insider. alongside the way in which, Marisa falls in love with Sacco's company associate, charismatic Tony. In an try to avoid the wrath of the FBI, Marisa and Tony relocate Sacco's operation from la first to Las Vegas after which to the Dominican Republic the place playing is felony. What starts off as a enjoyable and intriguing trip at the Caribbean island, the place the tall, blond attractiveness additionally turns into a best version, morphs right into a twisted nightmare. it's also the romantic story of an attractive, clever younger girl whose love for a charismatic and good-looking Italian-American leads her down the line into crime, incarceration and rape.
DANGEROUS ODDS is the last word mistery mystery and suspense page-turner that attracts the reader into what's the adrenaline pumped and genius global of activities playing and having a bet.
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In time, the United States will surely adjust to a new identity. Perhaps by the early years of the new century, the reality can be codified in a new set of institutions. Such institutions will be required to link the diverse countries that make up the Pacific sphere. Ultimately, that sphere will become organized, but in a much different way than the European Community. The Pacific countries are hobbled by their lack of any common history. Nor do they share an intimate 54 THE S T R U G G L E FOR S U P R E M A C Y understanding of the models and levels of development of their neighbors.
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