When an antique gold show comes to Vegas, Tarot reading artifact-hunter Sara Wilde's job is simple: to locate and liberate a set of relics rumored to give their bearers access to an ancient, incredible power. Yet within the Connected community, whispers of a war against magic draw every psychic, mystic, warlock, and witch to Sin City. The most powerful Connected covet the infamous relics, but no one wants them more than Sara's client--the insufferably arrogant, criminally sensual, and endlessly evasive Magician. And what the Magician wants... Sara's heist takes a turn for the trickier as the smoky-eyed specter from her past, Detective Brody Rooks, is assigned to investigate a break-in at the gold show, forcing her to confront the one man in Vegas she can't bluff. Even worse, just as she finally gets her hands on the goods, the game twists anew. The resulting chase leads her across the world to an ancient Egyptian temple filled with secrets, deception... and hints about her own abilities that could change everything. Desperate for answers, Sara is forced to turn to the one person she knows will manipulate, obfuscate and beguile to get whatever he craves. Only now, it seems, the Magician wants her. Sometimes, when the deck is stacked against you... you've got to play the Wilde Card.
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Wilde Card by Jenn Stark is a fascinating adventure! Intriguing twists and turns with thaumaturgic flare makes this a unique urban fantasy! Stark will awe readers as Sara unearths new arcane powers. Savory tensions rise between The Magician and Sara in this new venture. His sorcerous ways are tempting to both readers and Sara. Magic is the name of the game and Vegas is where it's at. Unveiled secrets whisper and promise the untold. Stark delivers an entertaining journey, conjuring the need for the next exploit.