Books tagged: conman

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The Misplaced Battleship Lure
Price: Free! Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A Staynless Steel Rat story. Slippery Jem de Griz has been digging in the archives as punishment. She has found a sting, she believes, and tells her Special Corps boss. To prevent the end of a presidential career, they set a golden trap for an egomanical thief. But who is actually conning who when you can smell a big staynless steel rat? A Gender Switch Adventure.
The Peach Tree Limb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,590. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author relives adventures he experienced in 1940's and 1950's California as the son of a conman who served six prison terms and was married five times. Ranging from humor to serious, we go from Midnight the nannygoat baby-sitter to nearly driving the pickup off a cliff and getting the truck off the train tracks seconds before a freight train roared by, and a most unusual birthday present.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Drowned Hopes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Betrayed by her friends, her family and her lover, Ellen thinks she's reached rock bottom. Then she is tangled in the web of one of the worst villains to ever step out of a cellblock.
Eye for an Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,090. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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.
Of Rats and Men
Price: Free! 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.
The New Order
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 52,420. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The 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.
Edward, Con Extraordinaire, Stories of Deceit
Price: Free! Words: 13,780. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Edward is, oh, so very British; a dreamboat of a man, especially to the well-to-do middle-aged ladies he courts. He makes their fantasies come true. Their gifts are bestowed upon him freely as they blush from brow to breast. Unbeknownst to them, however, the dapper Edward has his own dreams full of deceit and mystery. And still, they believe this conman’s stories, and willingly support him.
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.
A Man and His Lawn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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...