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When Jack Trumps Ace Romantic comedy When her jewel-thief father is caught in the middle of a heist, Jackie makes her getaway to his ex-jail pal’s apartment. a man called Ace, who lives in an upscale neighborhood of Chicago. What she doesn't count on is falling in love with him and becoming his partner in crime. She also doesn't expect to compete with Ace’s old flame or deal with his cat Roxie who causes her allergy attacks. eBook link: Paperback link: EXCERPT He bit a piece of chicken off his chopstick, swallowed, and said, “That’s why I could use a little help. This is the biggest job I’ve ever contemplated. I understand you worked with Jack. What did he teach you?” I picked up my fork. “We didn’t do many parties. We usually broke into homes when people were out. I know how to pick a lock, but I’m not very good at swiping jewels off fingers and wrists.” “You don’t need to be. You can be the distraction. I’m very nimble fingered. Let me give you an example. I noticed that diamond tennis bracelet you’re wearing. Was that a gift from your father?” “Yes, for my sixteenth birthday.” I glanced at my right wrist, but the bracelet was gone. For a moment, I thought I hadn’t put it on that morning, but I remembered doing so. Panic seized me as I checked the floor to see if it had fallen off. “Looking for this?” My bracelet was dangling from Ace’s left chopstick.