On a night in 1760, Matthew Harper played a seemingly innocent game of chance in the parlor of the inn he owned. But, before the night was over, the inn belonged to Newell Thornton. Matthew, his wife, and two other people lay murdered, and the inn burned to the ground. 240 years later, Zachary Harper is determined to reclaim the Thornton Inn for the Harper family. What he doesn't know is the old inn holds the key to that ancient murder, the gateway into Zachary's private hell, and the souls of the four murdered people. He is soon swept up into a diabolical game of chance where his own soul is the prize, and dice are loaded against him in a demonic Wager of Blood.
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About J. W.
A friend of mine once noted that "she doesn't answer a question without a story to go along with it." I didn't take it as an insult--it wasn't meant as one--but it's quite true. I've always had some story to tell; I've lived the kind of life that included...