Merit didn't choose to become a vampire of Cadogan House, but she did choose to fight for her house and forge strong alliances with powerful people across Chicago and North America. She's had some wild adventures, but this might be her darkest road yet...A killer is stalking Chicago, and humans are his prey. The killer leaves magical souvenirs with his victims, and the CPD hasn't been able to stop him. When the mayor reluctantly asks the still-recovering Chuck Merit for help, he engages Cadogan House to find the killer.
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Judge Leonard Kurtz presides over a Saturday-night poker game fifty weeks each year.
But this is no ordinary game--it begins at precisely seven p.m. and lasts exactly twelve hours,
and to sit at the table, each of the six players must have ten-thousand dollars in cash. But then, on
a warm summer night, five players are brutally murdered, victims of a single gunshot wound to
Veteran homicide detective Jack Dantzler is faced with the task of finding the person--or
persons--responsible for the crime. His initial questions are, which of the victims was the
primary target, and what is the name of the missing player? Was that player lucky, or could he be
As Dantzler begins to peel away the many layers of this baffling case, the answers he
finds are not what he expected. They put him on several different paths, including one that will
bring him face to face with the only murderer he has failed to catch.
The Poker Game proves once again why critics have consistently praised Tom Wallace
for his ability to "make his characters come alive," while adding that he has done "a great job of
creating a world-class detective in Dantzler."
Simply put: The Poker Game belongs on your must-read list.