With the deck stacked against her, Chelsea decides to bet their future on the dubious poker knowledge she learned from her father before he gave up on parenting. Nervous but determined, Chelsea heads to a casino with very little security and wins big. Thrilled by her win, she’s quickly drawn to the casino again and again. She risks it all, especially when the attractive, young pit boss takes an interest in her.
Chelsea’s life, no longer filled with cheerleading, school, and hanging out with her friends, is now consumed by smoky casino floors and the ups and downs of a gambler’s life. True gamblers know when to fold, but Chelsea keeps betting long after her needs are met. The complicated web of lies soon begins to spin out of control, threatening to expose everything. Will someone see through her bluff?
I absolutely loved this book! I read this so fast because I was so anxious to find out what was going to happen next! I was immediately drawn into the story since I find the game of poker so interesting. Not the game itself, but finding peoples ticks and using that to your advantage. The writing in this book was fabulous. Dill really knows how to keep the reader engaged. I was laughing one moment and cringing the next. I hope there is a sequel in the future because I just need more of this plot and these characters!
Book in a Pinch
Seventeen year old Chelsea is barley making ends meet while her father is jumping from job to job. Then she walks into the casino.
Go Into This One Knowing
There is gambling in this book.
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