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When a Con-Man Raised the Stake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Phil and Ann Hammond found out that Ann was to have a set of twins in seven month. One boy and one girl. The happy grandparents from New York gave the twins 1 million to share, and an extra halt a million to the parents. A con-man, Derek Smart found out, and decided to kidnap the wife for a big ransom. Didn't work well at all. the two kidnappers got 40 years each, and no possibility of parole.
Deception's Gamble
Series: The Progeny Novels, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Lexi has spent her life trying to right the wrongs of her past. But at a point when she feels she has finally managed to find solid footing, her father calls. That one call is all it takes to crumble the foundation she has built and force her back into the life she left behind so long ago. Deception's Gamble is the third action/adventure thriller in Andi's series The Progeny Novels.
The Padlock
You set the price! Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
A collection of short stories. The author shares some real moments in life which he found out of the ordinary. A few of these stories are inspired from incidences in real life. We see boy taking a dangerous ride on a freight train. An auctioneer who has trouble getting the sale started. A woman is deeply embarrassed when driving through a village. Stories that will leave you asking for more.
Scoundrels, Schemers, and Some Special People
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In these 14 unrelated stories a cast of good guys and gals and a parade of con men and women give and take in their routine lives. Most are ordinary enough people who are though schemers to a degree at least in domestic matters. A few are nasty and true scoundrels on top of that. All those tales capped off by a clarification from someone present on that infamous day in the Garden at Eden.
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.
Vegas Knockout: A Novel in Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban
The fight of the century is almost here, and everyone in Sin City feels the buzz. The young journalist on the make. The lovesick con man. The rich man’s daughter with a very dirty secret. The king of Vegas nightlife. As the frenzy builds and the stakes get higher, these and other indelible Vegas characters will put everything on the line. A darker, wilder, more uproarious side of Vegas.
A Daring Proposal
Series: Colorado Dreams and Desires, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jed Sampson and Chaney McBride have a troubled past. Fate steps in and throws them together again at her sister’s wedding. Chaney needs a husband and Jed needs a wife. Could they be the answer to each other’s problems? Can they help each other survive ranch problems, a custody battle and a kidnapping? Can they forget the past or, will secrets they keep hidden from each other keep them apart?
Con Londres
Series: Spanish Rose, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: Spanish. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Gabrielle Hopewell y su padre han viajado al exterior a Londres. Su padre está constantemente haciendo negocios, dejando a Gabrielle para pasear por la ciudad por sí sola hasta que conoce a Nigel, un Englishman.Gabrielle guapo está solo y Nigel está más que dispuesto a ser su amigo.
Your Scheming Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The courtly scion of an ancient Italian family enlists the services of a sassy American con woman to recover a stolen Renaissance painting.
Precious Cargo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,780. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
No-one in Bangkok suspects the sauve, 36-year old ex-pat Michael Davies to be the mastermind behind one of the most ruthless rackets of modern times. Handsome and loaded with money, the smooth-talking Brit has the usually unflappable young Thai beauty, Kantana Kamonrat’s head in a whirl. That is until a mutual acquaintance reveals some disturbing news about the self-assured, international art deal