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The Double Lie

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Be careful who you trust...

Dr. Ellie Cantwell is adrift and bitter after being fired from her job as a criminal analyst with the Vegas PD due to her refusal to sleep with a corrupt supervisor.

But things take a turn when James “Spider” Johnson, charming professional gambler and confidence man, walks into her life.

James sees a vulnerable woman with a lot of money who he can exploit.

His con: use her empathy against her by pretending to be in debt to a dangerous mobster who has kidnapped his girlfriend.

His angle: get her to loan him the money to pay off his “creditor,” then disappear with it.

He hooks her with pretend vulnerability, claiming to be suicidal and desperate—it’s not like Ellie to stand by in a situation like this, and she shocks him by offering to intervene with the mobsters instead.

What follows is a series of cons and lies that eventually lead Ellie to the painful truth.

Only it’s seductive James who gets the surprise of his life.

There’s going to be hell to pay--and James and his associates may not survive it.

A thrilling psychological thriller that you won't be able to put down!

Genre: Mystery

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