Books tagged: conman

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Charm of the Devil
Series: DS Penny Britain. Price: Free! Words: 77,060. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
Transferred to Dorset, DS Penny Britain is plunged into a murder mystery that leads to a world class crime. The criminal in her sights may only be small-fry, but he is a cunning adversary. To bring him down requires trickery on her part and a deal with the treasurer of the Tong.
These Are the Dog Days
Price: Free! Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Valentine and Samantha have been conned, scammed out of there money and feeling like revenge. Luckily she works for the demon Xanthic who already has ideas of his own in that regard. A short story from the diary of Valentine Orphanet, Witch
Walking the Cusp
Price: Free! Words: 57,300. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
What do a con-man, and a Selkie have in common? This light hearted tale follows the adventures of two unlikely comrades as they battle to save a life.
A Bright Flamingo Shroud
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,640. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jesse James has learned never to rely on the men in her life. When the going gets tough, they're sure to leave. Just like the grandfather she never knew. But now her grandfather is back--if the man who knocked on her door is who he claims to be. He's a down-and-out conman, a liar, and a thief, but he needs Jesse's help. "Gramps" has swindled a dangerous man and is in hiding for his life.
The Opener
Series: Expatriate Underworld. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
A crime novel set in the underworld of international investment scams and the shadowy people who run them. Don Rouse must navigate through a sordid world of drug addicts, deviants, prostitutes and professional con men in order to achieve his lifelong dream of making it big. A fast-paced crime thriller set in exotic Southeast Asia.
A Horde of Humbugs
Price: Free! Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
The world is replete with humbugs. Jesus Christ said, "Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them." Perhaps there is wisdom to be found in thinking not only about birds, but also about bugs, not only about cherubs, but also about con-artists. Perhaps it can help us to distinguish deceivers from the genuine, avoid deception and trust sensibly.
How Not To Commit Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,440. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Career conman Reuben Littlejohn is determined to go straight this time after his release from prison, with the help of his new wife. But he hadn't counted on stumbling across a plot to kill his parole officer Lucy, with whom he is madly in lust. Or being blackmailed into becoming an accomplice to her murder. Can he save his own life as well as Lucy's - without his wife finding out?
A Man and His Lawn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bill Baxter is a man of simple tastes; he likes sports, sweet tea, and a well-manicured lawn. But when a smooth-talking conman makes off with his life savings, his world starts crumbling around him. His new neighbors are trying to kill each other, his wife wants to fleece him for all he’s worth, and his sister won’t move her dead husband out of her living room. Something has to give...
Just an Ordinary Woman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.
Trickster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Trickster presents an insight into the mind of a conman and the price that he pays for his sins.