The author, Elizabeth J Church, has won many prizes for her fiction. This story tells about a beautiful woman who was constantly raped as a child by her uncle, who looked after her after the death of her parents. She has no self-respect as a consequence. She changes her name and goes to Las Vegas.
The gambling houses are described, as is the reliance on barely clad girls. Motherhood becomes the catalyst for change. A gripping tale with several side issues.