SHE'LL NEED NERVE, SKILL AND COURAGE TO SUCCEED WHERE OTHERS HAVE FAILEDRaging wildfires on a Malaysian island have authorities calling in expert smoke jumper Anna Quick. Being recruited to extract a stranded party trapped in the inferno has Anna's blood racing and her instincts on high alert. But the mission quickly blazes out of control when she discovers the «authorities» are the CIA, the stranded party is someone she knows and she's been living an ugly lie. Anna's desperate for answers, but as shocking revelations uncover bitter deceptions, she begins to see that the truth will set her free, but lies just might save her life….
No one is better at exposing a cheat than professional gambler and sometimes government agent Bethany James. Now, posing as a glamorous high roller, she'll use every trick she learned at Athena Academy to uncover a mob boss's ugly sins…and his deadly secrets. But when a daredevil with a tantalizing drawl calls her bluff, the stakes–and her heart rate–become much, much higher. Beth can't help but wonder: Have the cards finally been stacked against her?