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The Society of Misfit Stories Presents: The Exploding Elephant
Series: The Society of Misfit Stories Presents.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,230. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2018 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A conniving drifter finds himself trapped in a bizarre scheme after agreeing to rent a supposedly haunted room in a condemned building.
Sticky Sweet: A Sweet's Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Breaking into another house, creating chocolates worth $200 a box, and helping her sheriff husband solve a traffic accident-turned-murder … Samantha Sweet has her hands more than a little full as the new year begins. USA Today bestselling author Connie Shelton has nearly 2 million books sold and downloaded in more than 60 countries. Find out what the fuss is all about!
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams
Price: $4.99 $1.50 USD. (70% off until July 16!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
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Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.
Sting Suite
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,490. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When world-class con artist John Law discovers a congressional committee has frozen the $97 million he scammed from Uncle Sam, he heads straight for the belly of the beast: Washington DC.  Law draws hard-drinking, skirt-chasing US Senator Frank Mahoney and his straight-arrow chief of staff Tom Beckman into an elaborate scheme designed to trick Mahoney into getting Law’s millions out of stir.
Mother Lode
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Put a dollar in the slot, pull the handle, then try to follow the action as the plots start to spin out of control. Mother Lode delivers a jackpot of laughs, surprises, suspense, and deadly fun as a pack of charming, ruthless, and insane characters all try to beat the Biggest Slot Machine in the World.
Apocalypse Alley
Series: Blue Unicorn. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2018 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Home from a six-month assignment to war-torn East Asia, genetically engineered supersoldier Noah "Comet" Wu just wants to kick back, share a beer, and talk shit with his best friend, JT. But JT's home has been shot up like a war zone, and his friend has gone missing.
The Magician's Grift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Even before the stock market crash of 1929, Eliza lives in a world of secrets as a legal secretary to a wizened old lawyer in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. If she admits that she’s practically engaged to be married, she’ll lose her job.
The Discreet Charm Of Mary Maxwell-Hume
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,060. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mary Maxwell-Hume is a nun, a piano teacher, and an enigma. She wears close-fitting dresses that reveal nothing and everything at the same time, and Chanel No.5. And she just might be slightly dubious. But Mary uses her sensuous powers to extraordinary effect in a series of tales set in Edinburgh – with the help of a young police constable, and to the discomfort of an odious auction-house owner.
Monsters of Men
Price: Free! Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Adeline is forced to fight for her life as her fortune makes her a target. (A YA SHORT STORY).
Con Artistry: How to Spot and Deal with a Con Artist to Avoid the Different Types of Scams
Series: Instafo. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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Personal question - have you ever been taken advantage of by someone, or a scheme? Of course you have! We all have. How did it feel? Miserable? Awkward? Embarrassing? To put it bluntly, being conned sucks - whether that is in money, friendship, relationships, trust, or even time. Learn "Con Artistry" to beat the con artists at their own games and never fall victim to their crimes, cons, and scams.