Queenpin: A Novel

Queenpin: A Novel

Megan Abbott

By the writer of Dare Me and The finish of Everything

A younger girl employed to maintain the books at a down-at-the-heels nightclub is taken lower than the wing of the notorious Gloria Denton, a mob luminary who reigned in the course of the Golden period of Bugsy Siegel and fortunate Luciano. Notoriously crafty and ruthless, Gloria exhibits her keen younger protégée the ropes, ushering her right into a glittering demimonde of late-night casinos, racetracks, having a bet parlors, inside of heists, and massive, vast cash. unexpectedly, the realm is at her feet—as lengthy as she does not take any possibilities, like falling for the inaccurate man. because the roulette wheel turns, either mentor and protégée scramble to stick one step sooner than their bosses and every different.

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