Books tagged: conman

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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.
Conning the Princess
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00)
It’s the day of the final test, and the theme is improvisation. With no time to prepare, can the street kid seduce the princess before the night is over? Well, one thing is for certain: he’ll have fun. Runic Universe, Year 142 i.e.
A Horde of Humbugs
Price: Free! Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and 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: 113,040. 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)
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: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,550. 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.
The New Order
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 52,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by My Seashell Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Sammy Travis spent his days preaching his new religion in city parks, nights working on a New Bible. As with hundreds of others, he was ridiculed and laughed at. Then, he won $600 million in a lottery, finally having money to spread his views. Aided by a gang of homosexual outlaw bikers, a converted crack-whore, and a convicted conman, he set out to make his dreams come true.
Of Rats and Men
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A dramatic "down the rabbit hole" excursion involving a jeweler, a thief and a rat. This novelette by Frank Severino runs the gambit of existential queries and twists of fate. It plunges the reader down a dark flume and delivers bright resolution from unlikely sources.
Eye for an Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(3.00)
If a crook stole from your family and got away with it, wouldn't you want justice? Your father dies, and you see the thief living a life of luxury on his money. Wouldn't you track him down to exact revenge? Robyn Taylor would, and she's not a woman you want to mess with. She's from a quiet New Zealand backwater, but she can handle herself on the streets of Toronto. Until things turn really nasty.