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Con Prince of Copenhagen: A Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Life dropped teenage American Toby Nielsen cold turkey into a Danish school. Toby has to find a way to get over. His own way. Until he owns Copenhagen. And he has to start now. Because nobody’s born a great con artist. Toby has to make himself into one. Acclaimed for “sharp storytelling”, Diana Deverell brings you a humorous tale of teenage life in an international capital. Buy it today.
Confidence Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,090. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When a smuggler steals a ship and cons a crew to escape his past, he gets more trouble than his own. A space adventure in the spirit of Firefly, Confidence Game is a standalone novel set among the other books in the This Corner of the Universe galaxy.
Back Side of a Blue Moon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,580. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017 by Y&R Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Ashland in the 1930s is dying on the vine. Hard times have made it a virtual ghost town. But Doc Bannister comes into town with a homemade doodlebug machine and says he can find oil and make them all rich. Is he a con artist? Or is he a miracle man? When he drills on the farm of Eudora Durant, does he find oil, or does he find love? And what will happen to Ashland if his promises are all lies?
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.
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.