Books tagged: embezzlement

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The Trophy
Pre-release—available August 7, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,050. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Just what is it about Christy Flemming's new job that threatens her life and everything that matters to her?
The Ape & the Peacock
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 105,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It’s 1957 in the fictional Canadian Province of Superior. In the span of just a few days, the lives of several high-level government officials and a colourful cast of “destitutes” are about to change forever. In this penetrating social commentary by the author of Con Job and Scandalous, wrongdoings lead to shockingly unequal consequences for the privileged and the dispossessed.
Scoundrels: Defining Corruption Through Tales of Political Intrigue in Rhode Island
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 by Stillwater River Publications. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
It has been said that political corruption is as old as government itself. Yet despite its timeless nature and its devastating impact on society, “political corruption” remains an elusive term that is difficult to define. In order to fully grasp its impact on government and society as a whole.
Fate of the Fallen
Series: Hope Street Church Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,640. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A brand-new book in the terrific Hope Street Church mystery series, by New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams and Elizabeth Lockard.
Before Madoff - The Forgotten Frauds of American History - Volume I
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » History » American
Taken from the all but forgotten pages of American history, Before Madoff brings alive the extraordinary rogues who perpetrated the most astonishing swindles, frauds and embezzlements of their day. Filled with marvelous illustrations, it is a stunning chronicle of fraudsters and their crimes, weaving these fascinating stories into the retelling of some of America’s most important historical events
Synergy
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Joan Priest has a secret, one that if revealed will turn her world upside down. In Brazil to rescue a floundering deal, she learns of her boss’ suicide and a note that implicates her in a huge embezzlement scheme. If she returns home, she'll likely be arrested. And while she had nothing to do with the crime, she knows her secret will come out. So Priest, alone and without aid, decides to run.
Fowler's Folly (Charlotte Diamond Mysteries 10)
Series: Charlotte Diamond Msyteries, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,160. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The tenth book in the Charlotte Diamond mystery series takes retired FBI agent Charlotte Diamond, and her spouse, movie star Brenda Brandon/Boynton, to an aging mountaintop palace in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A Murderer Among Us (A Twin Lakes Mystery, #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After her husband dies, Lydia Krause sells her company and moves to an upscale retirement community on Long Island to start a new life. At her first Twin Lakes event, she meets the community’s financial advisor, whom she recognizes as the convicted embezzler who drove her sister to suicide. When the woman is found dead the following morning, Detective Sol Molina considers Lydia Suspect Number One.
Seasons of Death (A Conan Flagg Mystery, #5)
Series: The Conan Flagg Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
In 1940 Leland Langtry ran off with his redheaded secretary and $10,000 in company funds... Or so everyone believed… Forty years later, Langtry’s remains are found in a boarded-up silver mine tunnel. And as the knife still jammed between his ribs had belonged to his partner in Lang-Star Mining, Tom Starbuck—also long since dead—a jury decided that Tom had killed Langtry.
Lisa Meets Her Match
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,010. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Lisa Johanssen and her uncle, Ingemar Petterson, develop an elaborate Plan that results in the commission of a major theft and a murder involving the International Women’s World Cup of Golf tournament. As part of The Plan, the fugitives have hired Mario LaMar, a former race car driver turned “facilitator” to assist them in disappearing into brand-new lives that he will help them design.