Praise for Douglas Stewart's Books "A clever blend of villainy" - Sunday Times "Do read this superb novel" - Sunday Independent "So hard to put down"- A1 Crime "Racy, pacy and lacy, easily a match for the latest Jackie Collins blockbuster" - Hazardous Cargo Magazine Ever wanted to get revenge against a casino? Dex did after being cheated! Revenge - an obsessive all-consuming thirst for revenge is the theme of Late Bet, set in the casino world of London and Las Vegas. Ignoring the dangers of taking on casino moguls, Dex plans to destroy Space City, the glitzy mega-resort on the Las Vegas Strip as well as its partner, the discreet Dukes Casino in London's Mayfair. In taking on casino bosses like the sinister Audley Shawcross and Carlo Letizione, weak links are a risk. Dex involves fellow gambler Scotty Brannigan, a Las Vegas based Formula One Grand Prix racing driver to help him. Scotty though has troubles of his own as does Mark, a brilliant blackjack card-counter who abuses cocaine. A Malaysian betting syndicate that corrupts sportsmen plays a sinister role.Pretty women too present both opportunities and problems as Dex gets involved with Tiffany Richmond, a svelte BBC-TV journalist and the outrageous Jude, an Australian nurse.
The action races through time zones between London and Vegas, the French Riviera, a Caribbean hideaway and glitzy Grand Prix circuits including Monaco and Indianapolis. Murders, suspense and jaw-dropping shocks abound as the vile Shawcross fights dirty to the breathtaking end.