Lucky Bastard

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Publisher Description

Part of a Complete Series


“Evanovich…with a dash of CSI.” – Publishers Weekly (review of Lucky Stiff)


Everyone Has a Hidden Talent


As the Chief Problem Solver for the Babylon, Las Vegas’s most over-the-top destination, solving the occasional murder is in Lucky’s job description.


A rapier wit, her weapon of choice.


LUCKY BASTARD


Tonight, someone turned a young woman, a Jimmy Choo embedded in her carotid, into a hood ornament for the latest Ferrari in the Babylon’s dealership.


And one of the big-name players in a huge poker tournament ends up dead.


Are the two deaths related?


Lucky starts making connections putting her in the crosshairs of a killer.


Her former lover, Teddie, comes back from his rock tour to deliver a bombshell.


Then life deals another major complication to her personal life…and it’s not going to be pretty.


Can Lucky handle the fallout and catch a killer?


A light, funny, romantic mystery providing a Vegas escape appropriate for anyone looking for a good laugh. Get your copy today!


AN INTERVIEW WITH DEBORAH COONTS


Why did you decide to write humor?


I’m not sure I decided to add snark to the Lucky books, specifically to Lucky’s own voice, it just happened that way. When I was a kid, my mouth always got me into trouble. Finally, I’ve found a way to harness the sarcasm for the Forces of Good—or at least in a way not to anger my grandmother. And when Lucky started talking to me, she had a strong dose of sass in her.


The Lucky O'Toole Vegas Adventure series is hard to categorize. Is that by design?


When I set out to write Wanna Get Lucky?, I knew I wanted to write a romp through Las Vegas. I had the characters and the setting but no real understanding of narrative drive. So, I threw a young woman out of a tour helicopter into the middle of the Pirate Show and let the story unfold. A bit of murder to keep the plot moving, some wisecracking and Vegas mischief to make you laugh, and some romance to keep it interesting. A bit of a mash up, but it works.


PRAISE FOR Lucky Bastard


“If you’re entertained by sex, innuendo and a few fantasies you’d like to see played out—and who isn’t?—you ought to have Lucky and her extended Vegas family (So Damn Lucky, 2012, etc.) on speed dial.” - Kirkus Reviews, starred review


This fast, funny, frantic Vegas-set series offers great laughs as well as compelling mystery and intriguing continuing characters. You’ll want to spend more time with Lucky, the daughter of a former madam and a mobster.” - RT Book Reviews


“…the talented Coonts takes the reader on another wild ride through Sin City.” - Booklist


Lucky’s sass and snark make for fun reading…” - Publishers Weekly

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2015
June 13
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
494
Pages
PUBLISHER
Chestnut Street Press
SELLER
DEBORAH COONTS
SIZE
1.9
MB

Customer Reviews

Mel123NY ,

Lucky Bastard

Love the whole series

Need free burgers ,

Lucky Bastard

What can I saw I am hooked. This is my fourth in the series and I’m ready for the next one. Love the Lucky character, she is why I come back

Luckymom86 ,

Lucky Bastard

Love the whole series!

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