Books tagged: caper

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Capital Partners: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Mystery, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The story is about two women at a posh ski resort who discover their husbands are caught in a Ponzi scheme. They take matters into their own hands in order to survive. It was originally published in the Writes of Spring Anthology, Nodin Press, 2012, edited by Pat Frovarp and Gary Shulze. "A fine story..." Publishers Weekly
Welcome to Gray City
Series: Gray City Blues. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.50)
Everyone in Gray City has something to offer... or something to hide. Murder. Blackmail. Scams. Detective Jake Montana has to sort through it to find out who’s killing off the local athletes. The investigation takes a turn toward the humorous side as he interviews some of the colorful locals, then it's all-out comedy at the end! Contains a few four-letter words.
Grift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.00)
Grift follows a crew of orphaned teenage con artists living in Las Vegas. Piper, the main character, masquerades as a prostitute to con rich men. Unlike the others, she must split her time between hustling and raising her younger sister Sophie. Disaster strikes when Sophie gets kidnapped by the Las Vegas mafia, and the crew must rally to piece together the ransom money before the clock runs out.
The Hard Karma Shuffle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One-named aging flower child Paladin is a fugitive from the 60's and now a fugitive from the law as he's suspected of the murder of a low-rent lawyer. He draws on the subculture of Portland, Oregon to stay one step ahead of the cops and close in on the real murderers.
The Eyes Have It: A Science Fiction Story
Series: A Molly Nomad Caper. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Only a crazy person would go up against the security of the Chak’hala to steal the Eye of the Moon. Or only the cursed sister-in-law of a crazy person, which is how Molly feels after hearing the hair-brained scheme from her brother-in-law, Mickey. But the promise of a nice payday overrides Molly’s usual caution. Until the caper goes awry & the Eye turns out to be more than she bargained for.
Funny Money
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Small-time con man Sylvester Pernell expects to live the winter off minor scams he plans for the train trip to Miami but that doesn’t go well. When he must make several train trips carrying suitcases of cash for a mobster, some counterfeit but he doesn’t know it, with others determined to steal those bags he must use his smooth talk, cleverness, originality, and chutzpah to survive and succeed.
The Drackenmire Ghouls Aid an Ogre-Eater
Series: Drackenmire Ghouls Adventures, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
The butler Jeeves and the ghouls who employ him go on high alert when various strange happenings seem to mean that a Remo, a REally Mean Ogre, will soon cause massive destruction. When Eleanor of Asparatame says she is trained as an ogre-eater, an ancient order of humans who protect humanity from nasty creatures like a Remo, the family back her in the battle to the death that can’t be avoided.
Blind Woman's Bluff
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,960. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Their former partner betrayed criminals Mike Zeeman and Tio Menotti and now she wants to hire them for a job. The job, it turns out, is stealing diamonds from a blind woman--which sounds easy. But Zeeman and Menotti don't know a crazy man and a Russian mobster are also after the diamonds, or that their partner has her own plans. Then there's the blind woman all of them take too lightly.
High Rhymes and Misdemeanors
Series: Poetic Death Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Grace Hollister is vacationing—under guise of researching her dissertation on the Romantic poets—in the English Lake District when she stumbles upon her first (but not her last) body. Before long she’s involved in kidnapping, murder, and the hunt for what she firmly believes is a lost work by Lord Byron.
Shiny, Sparkly Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A thief and a security expert.... they plan to use a 300-year-old royal heirloom to bring down a thief and a very clever con artist.