In "Gambling on the Future", a sometimes hilarious romantic suspense, Abilene says ‘yes’ to a blind date. She finds herself spending her time with the handsome man who captures her heart with experiences that excite her imagination and set her body on fire. She is devastated when the man she had come to love is gunned down at a local casino. Who killed him and why? Was he immersed in a world of high rollers and danger? With the help of her Uncle Nate and the Mankiller Detective agency, she sets out on an adventure of suspense and intrigue to find the answers.