Synopses & Reviews
Annie Jump Navarro is an Ivy League math whiz kid who has won numerous Internet poker championships under the handle supern0va. But when the Feds crack down on legislation making the funding of online gambling accounts illegal, most of Novas assets are frozen. Her sponsors will only continue to support her if she can win a championship bracelet at one of the live events of the World Series of Poker. She heads for Vegas, where she meets Vesper Blake, an ambitious but jaded casino host who has seen too many fools flock to the strip only to leave broke and humiliated. Will Vesper be able to successfully coach the volatile Nova to win at live poker? And will Nova be able to convince Vesper that she should take a gamble on true romance?
About the Author
Nell Stark grew up predominately on the east coast, attended Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, and is now an Assistant Professor of English and the Director of the Writing Center at a college in the SUNY system. When she is not teaching, writing, or teaching in the university's Writing Center, she enjoys cooking, sailing, reading, and any sport that involves running around maniacally.