A weathered gondola with a bright red velvet seat is in the foregound of a canal. Stone, brick, and marble buildings are in the background. Text reads A Coin of Love Romance, Velvet in Venice, Karin Kallmaker, Goldie and Lammy Winning Author

The allure of Venice keeps Artie Bryson happily buried in the past. Until the night Nikki Velvet’s sultry voice lures Artie into the Casino di Venezia cabaret. And the night after that…