Lost in Vegas by Edward Anchel

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David Atlas is a middle-aged partner in a Florida law firm who suddenly finds himself with a free weekend after his wife Elaine books a short Caribbean cruise with a girlfriend. After choosing to ignore several legitimate reasons to stay home, David books a four-day escape to Las Vegas.

Immediately after David hears he is about to receive a presidential appointment to the SEC, he embarks on a trip to Sin City that turns out to be nothing like what he anticipated. When he steps into a cab with a driver who refuses to talk and offers him a drink with more ingredients than alcohol, David’s intuition tells him something is wrong—and he’s right. As the cab driver pulls into a convenience store parking lot, David is jumped by two men, and a hood is slipped over his head. Suddenly, David is immersed in a chain of events that prove too difficult for him to navigate by himself.

As David travels through the bowels of Las Vegas, he realizes he is a player—not at the blackjack table as he had originally planned, but as an unwilling but active participant in an evolving saga that will soon overtake his entire life.

About Edward Anchel

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Edward Anchelwas born in Brooklyn, New York, and earned his undergraduate and master's degrees in taxation from Long Island University. He has practiced as a certified public accountant in New York and Florida since 1969. He and his wife Ellen enjoy spending time with their family in Boynton Beach, Florida.
Published June 25, 2010 by iUniverse. 160 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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