Books tagged: elmore leonard

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Commercial Break
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A burned out ad guy gives new meaning to the word "creative" when he thinks up the biggest idea of his career - a way to swindle his contemptible clients out of millions and make a fresh start. COMMERCIAL BREAK is MAD MEN meets THE PRODUCERS - unpredictable, fast-paced, and hilarious, with the kind of offbeat storyline and rich characters enjoyed by readers of Carl Hiaasen and Elmore Leonard.
Blackjack: A Wall Street Tale
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 124,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
For Aaron Simmons and Connor Hennessey, working with Silicon Valley superstars Ric Mantilla and Carl Retten at tech high-flyer dComm Systems is the American dream. But when Simmons and Hennessey stumble onto a hedge fund called Blackjack, dreams become nightmares. From San Francisco to Belize, a battle of wits ensues, with survival doubled down and Blackjack holding the cards.
Slide in All Direction
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Bridgeross Communications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A story of crime, addictions, mental illness, love and family,full of realistic, yet sympathetic, people living on the edge of respectability, much like the characters in an Elmore Leonard novel. The plot, like an episode of Seinfeld, is made up of disparate parts that come together in a surprising, delightful, and completely satisfying, conclusion.
Dutch in Dutch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this fast-paced novella, 15-year-old Aidan is in juvenile detention when he hatches a plan to kidnap the famous mystery writer, Elmore Leonard. When he gets out, he teams up with a teen thug called 3Shot to help him do it. But he’s in way over his head and it’s up to probation officer Roseanne Berryman to find Leonard and Aidan before it’s too late.
Drown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Billy Sunday, seemingly always on the verge of rock superstardom is struggling to find himself. But before he can avoid parlaying a misspent youth into a wasted mid-life existence he finds himself at the center of a murder investigation. Drown is a fast paced murder mystery that twists and turns through the music industry.
The Ballad of Deuce Larry Long Jr
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Larry Long, Jr. tries to restart his life after a career in crime.
The Sex Net
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,920. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Internet dating—who can you trust? Danny Costello is expecting a hot date in the Hollywood Hills, but it is murder he finds instead. Turns out the girl from e-date is a con-artist, smuggling diamonds for the mob. Now the diamonds have vanished and every low-life in town thinks Danny took them. Murder, blackmail, betrayal: can Danny make sense of it all, before he winds up dead?
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 2: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 2 contains interviews with Elmore Leonard & Clive Sinclair. Contributors: Mimi Lipson, John Salazar, David Thomson, Paul Pax Andrews, Peter Doyle, Antigone Kefala, Chris Andrews, Mark O’Connor, Paolo Totaro, Paolo Fabrizio Iacuzzi, Floyd Salas, and others...
Marshall McLuhan's Page 69 Test
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 238,910. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Marshall McLuhan, prophet of the modern media age, recommends that the reader turn to page 69 of any book and read it. If you like that page, buy the book. In addition to helping you to figure out what to read in an era of seemingly limitless content, with over 450 specially selected titles, the Page 69 Test allows you to discover many new books and authors in a brief but interesting encounter.
The Cheesehead Shuffle (A Quirky Midwestern Mystery)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a young and energetic graduate student quits school to help her boyfriend save a small Wisconsin dairy farm, she finds herself drawn into a vortex of absurdity as she attempts to uncover his involvement in the murder of a local man. Anyone who can appreciate the unique sensibilities people from the Upper Midwest will probably enjoy this playful and twisted romp through rural Wisconsin.