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Shakedown
By Gerald Petievich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
Shakedown explores the sinister underworld of Las Vegas, where prostitutes, informers, hitmen and hustlers mix in the neon glare. The story is told from the point of view of both a con-man/shakedown artist and an FBI agent intent on putting away a mob kingpin whose path both characters cross. Petievich, a former secret service agent, brings the genuine, gritty authority of an insider.
Temporary Measures
By Leigh Michaels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
When Deborah Ainsley's distant cousin Riley Lassiter warns her that Aunt Ida is about to invest the family trust fund in a scam, Deborah needs a good excuse to hold up the transfer. An expensive wedding -- to be paid for by the trust -- might do the trick, and as for a groom... well, Riley is close at hand, and he already knows the score. Leigh Michaels is the author of more than 90 books.
Snow White and the Seven Grifters
By Rebecca Lickiss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010 by Viking Horde Media. Category: Fiction
Fantasy fractured fairy tale, Snow White and the dwarves are con artists
Finding a Good Psychic Medium
By Maxine Meilleur
You set the price! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A reading from a psychic medium can be a positive experience, but you can also be ripped off. Phonies are often indistinguishable from genuine psychic mediums. This free eBook can help you spot the difference. The author has also published Platform Mediumship: Serving Spirit with a Bull's Eye and Mediumship 2.0: A redefined approach for soul growth, healing or spiritual transformation on Smashword
Drawing Dead
By David H. Hendrickson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction
Smitty sees dollar signs when his latest mark maneuvers a wheelchair up to the poker table. But the stakes in this game run higher than Smitty ever imagined. A memorable horror story by award-winning author David H. Hendrickson. For more information about his work, go to hendricksonwriter.com.
Going Down to Lucky Town
By Douglas Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
Multi-award winning author. Charlie the Pearl--life-long con man, gambler and absentee father--must choose between becoming the luckiest man alive and winning his daughter's love.
The Kennedy Secret
By Steve Richer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Itch Reserve Books. Category: Fiction
A government killer and a con man investigate the assassination of Robert Kennedy after they stumble upon a CIA conspiracy.
Money Maker
By Chelsea Graydon
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction
Maxwell knows just how to draw in the small-town rubes – look rich but act like plain folks – then KISS – Keep It Simple for Suckers. It’s got his homegrown Ponzi scheme raking in the dough. And sure, he’ll have to collapse it soon, but he can tell it’s got the legs for one more big score...
We Create Worlds
By J. Daniel Sawyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction
Rick is a scurrilous scoundrel with a heart of gold—not because he's warm and fuzzy underneath, but because his heart is totally devoted to money. His favorite goldmine is his shop, where he vends virtual reality. He keeps his customers happy, and he always knows how to find a handy college girl with more cocaine than sense. Life is good. But life has a way of doing unexpected things.
Where to Belong
By W.J. Smith
Price: Free! Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction
When not only her way of life, but also the life of her dearest friend is threatened by an old associate, will it be enough for Madison, an ex-con artist, to continue as a law abiding citizen, or will she be forced back into the line of work that claimed the love of her life?