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The Queen of Crows

When we meet Roberta Crowley in the Ellie Tappet Cruise Ship Mysteries, she’s comfortably in her eighties, ruling the roost from her luxury suite aboard the Adventurous Spirit.

In this prequel novella, we meet a twenty-something Roberta in the 1960s. She’s managing her husband’s casino, The Three Queens, and with Las Vegas poised for redevelopment, power players are lining up for their spin at the wheel with the Nevada Gaming Commission.

When Roberta’s husband George is invited to a high-stakes poker tournament aboard a luxury yacht, she’s at his side to size up the competition. If they win, they’ll take home the grandest of prizes. But this “friendly” game is about to turn deadly…