Twenty years ago Scott Crane abandoned his career as a professional poker player and went into hiding, after a weird high-stakes game played with Tarot cards. But now the cards - and the supernatural powers behind them - have found him again. Crane's father killed gangster Bugsy Siegel in 1948 to become the Fisher King, and to keep that power he is determined to kill his son. Now Scott Crane must cross the Mojave Desert to his father's Perilous Chapel in Las Vegas, and take up the cards again for one last poker duel. And the stakes are the highest he's ever played for ... his soul. Winner of the World Fantasy Award for best novel, 1993Travelers know Baker as just the brief string of gas stations and car repair garages and burgersandfries restaurants on 115 in the middle ... West of Bakera#39;s main street is nothing but a few short, powdery dirt roads and a couple of clusters of old mobile homes behind tall ... and Dondi had spent nearly every hour of his life in the box until 1981, when his father had driven away to Las Vegas, supposedly justanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-09-29|