UPPING THE STAKES is the story of Lily Jarman, an alluring woman whose life of wealth and privilege ends abruptly, forcing her to find a way to save her life and her family. Catapulted into the casino world of high-stakes gambling and sexual adventure, Lily risks more as her drug use escalates, thrusting her further into a life of turmoil. In this compelling search for independence, she embarks on a roller coaster journey from Atlantic City to New York and Las Vegas where she learns that upping the stakes comes with powerful life changing consequences.
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Corinne Colman is a native New Yorker who has worked a translator, researcher, and scout for television and film. A widow with two daughters and a grandson, she presently lives in Los Angeles where she is working on her next book.