Books tagged: caper

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To Live and Die in L.A.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,580. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two U.S. Treasury agents, partners and antagonists, are drawn into a matrix of violence and corruption, southern California-style, that becomes a journey through a sunlit hell - at the end of which they become experts on the thin line between what it takes to live - and die - in L.A.
Commercial Break
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Categories: 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.
Executive Retention
Series: Sedona O'Hala Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,740. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00)
After solving one case of corporate crime, Sedona expected to get her peaceful life back. Problem: She is still a manager at Strandfrost, and there is still rampant jealousy over her promotion. Is the danger of being railroaded by her not-so-illustrious colleagues worse than taking a new undercover job from Steve Huntington? Book 2 in the Sedona O'Hala series. "Executive Lunch" is the first.
Blame it on Barbara
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
An action-packed novel for the ‘tween set, "Blame it on Barbara" is the story of two small-town kids who become inadvertently entwined in a CIA adventure. In this riveting cloak-and-dagger spy caper, these two 12-year-olds are charged with guarding the nation’s most valuable secrets from a group of foreign spies, and they must protect them at all costs...possibly with their lives!
Executive Lunch
Series: Sedona O'Hala Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,420. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.33)
Sedona is given the opportunity of a lifetime: play an up-and-coming executive with all the trappings of wealth with someone else footing the bill. The catch: find out who is stealing company funds before the criminals find out that their program is being debugged. Sedona runs into danger, the corporate glass ceiling, and an occasional chance at romance in her quest.
Murder is the Pits (A DAFFODILS Mystery)
Series: DAFFODILS* Mystery (Divorced And Finally Free Of Deceitful, Insensitive, Licentious Scum®), Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009 by Inspirational Fiction /IF Mystery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Daffodils® are back and so are dead bodies, mobsters and quirky lovers. Amidst unrelenting hurricanes, the sorority sisters fight hot flashes, cold stiffs and gun toting senior citizens. Ruthie consults her spirit guides, Penny Sue uses her anti-terrorist training, and Leigh tries good old common sense to stay ahead of the local law, hired guns and Mother Nature.
Bike Week Blues (A DAFFODILS Mystery)
Series: DAFFODILS* Mystery (Divorced And Finally Free Of Deceitful, Insensitive, Licentious Scum®), Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2009 by Inspirational Fiction /IF Mystery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Daffodils* Are Back! (*Divorced And Finally Free Of Deceitful, Insensitive, Licentious Scum®) Flamboyant Penny Sue, hot on the trail of her latest soul mate, buys a Harley and drags Leigh and Ruthie to Bike Week. No sooner do the sorority sisters reunite then all hell breaks loose. Bullets fly, a body is found and all clues point to Penny Sue's new love.
Catch an Honest Thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50)
An Indiana Jones-style caper across the desert of New Mexico; high-tech gadgets, a mystery and a romance. Alexia must protect the crystals that power the city of Haven. Going undercover and stealing the crystals seemed like a great idea--until a real thief showed up. Confessing her duplicity might help Chris, the attractive new security chief, but it would cost Alexia everything she holds dear.
Tokyo Zero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
One man goes to Tokyo to end the world. It goes fairly well. "Cruise wildly imaginative waters where would-be fascist billionaires consort with female assassins, mothers are killed by the Khmer Rouge, plastic surgeons manipulate human DNA, bearded cult leaders levitate on the Tokyo subway, and a superpowerful artificial intelligence employs an irony filter." --TeleRead Review