The Cartel series is back ... and deadlier than ever.Las Vegas: a city built on obscene wealth and corrupt deals, cunning entrepreneurs, and the ruthless mob. The Cartel's plan to open a casino will rake in cash, but it comes with great sacrifice. The stakes have never been this high, and the rules of the game have never been this hard to manipulate. And when one dead girl, one scorned wife, and one hole in the desert launch a chain of catastrophic events, the Cartel is sent on a downward spiral as they battle the Arabian mob and fight traitors within their circle.Will the Cartel prevail ... or fall victim to the city's black cloud? If there's one rule in the town of Vegas, it's that when the dust settles, there can only be one winner. A Library Journal Editor's Pick for African American Fiction.