Actor and bartender, Tyler West experiences a sudden streak of luck—winning poker games. Determined to change his life, he enters the World Series of Poker. His life is suddenly turned upside down when the Russian mafia fronts him 1.5 million dollars to play at the tables. And then… he loses…
Now on the ride of his life, deceit and deception are his key to uncovering the truth.
Lily Handy has problems. Her agent hanged himself in the shower, her television series has been cancelled, and her self-esteem is badly flagging. When she goes to Brandauers department store to redeem a free cosmetic gift, she finds instead that someone has dropped the twenty-million-dollar Tanzanian diamond into the pocket of her Lauren Bacall trench coat.
Plot the murder, find the tape, squeeze the chiseler for all he's worth, but remember, you're the one who accepted the date.
Noir, contemporary, horror and just plain murder, DATE NIGHT, is a short story collection of the people we meet and the unforeseen dangers we find ourselves.