Books tagged: elmore leonard

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Commercial Break
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A burned out ad guy gives new meaning to the word "creative" when he thinks up the biggest idea of his career - a way to swindle his contemptible clients out of millions and make a fresh start. COMMERCIAL BREAK is MAD MEN meets THE PRODUCERS - unpredictable, fast-paced, and hilarious, with the kind of offbeat storyline and rich characters enjoyed by readers of Carl Hiaasen and Elmore Leonard.
Blackjack: A Wall Street Tale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 124,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
For Aaron Simmons and Connor Hennessey, working with Silicon Valley superstars Ric Mantilla and Carl Retten at tech high-flyer dComm Systems is the American dream. But when Simmons and Hennessey stumble onto a hedge fund called Blackjack, dreams become nightmares. From San Francisco to Belize, a battle of wits ensues, with survival doubled down and Blackjack holding the cards.
Slide in All Direction
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,120. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010 by Bridgeross Communications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A story of crime, addictions, mental illness, love and family,full of realistic, yet sympathetic, people living on the edge of respectability, much like the characters in an Elmore Leonard novel. The plot, like an episode of Seinfeld, is made up of disparate parts that come together in a surprising, delightful, and completely satisfying, conclusion.
Dutch in Dutch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this fast-paced novella, 15-year-old Aidan is in juvenile detention when he hatches a plan to kidnap the famous mystery writer, Elmore Leonard. When he gets out, he teams up with a teen thug called 3Shot to help him do it. But he’s in way over his head and it’s up to probation officer Roseanne Berryman to find Leonard and Aidan before it’s too late.
Drown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Billy Sunday, seemingly always on the verge of rock superstardom is struggling to find himself. But before he can avoid parlaying a misspent youth into a wasted mid-life existence he finds himself at the center of a murder investigation. Drown is a fast paced murder mystery that twists and turns through the music industry.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 2: International Writing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 2 contains interviews with Elmore Leonard & Clive Sinclair. Contributors: Mimi Lipson, John Salazar, David Thomson, Paul Pax Andrews, Peter Doyle, Antigone Kefala, Chris Andrews, Mark O’Connor, Paolo Totaro, Paolo Fabrizio Iacuzzi, Floyd Salas, and others...
Marshall McLuhan's Page 69 Test
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 238,910. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Marshall McLuhan, prophet of the modern media age, recommends that the reader turn to page 69 of any book and read it. If you like that page, buy the book. In addition to helping you to figure out what to read in an era of seemingly limitless content, with over 450 specially selected titles, the Page 69 Test allows you to discover many new books and authors in a brief but interesting encounter.
The Cheesehead Shuffle (A Quirky Midwestern Mystery)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a young and energetic graduate student quits school to help her boyfriend save a small Wisconsin dairy farm, she finds herself drawn into a vortex of absurdity as she attempts to uncover his involvement in the murder of a local man. Anyone who can appreciate the unique sensibilities people from the Upper Midwest will probably enjoy this playful and twisted romp through rural Wisconsin.
The Way Down
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A brilliant take on the literary detective genre. Art is a down and out gambler who has been hired to kill a woman working in a bar outside San Diego. Unfortunately for both of them he can't help falling in love with her before he does it. What follows is a strange tale in which Art tries to get to the bottom of the murder he himself committed.
8 Funny Detective Stories with Maynard Soloman, Gal-Damn Detective
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
8 Funny Detective Stories represents Maynard Soloman's first eight cases of mystery, malarkey and misadventure. Each combines the slapstick fun of The Pink Panther with the sharp wit of The Onion, if both lived in an RV watching nothing but old Westerns. Fans of Carl Hiaasen's crime fiction humor, Elmore Leonard's bumbling bad guys or snappy current events satire will enjoy these quick reads.