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The McCoys of Holy Rock
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
The McCoys of Holy Rock, Book VI of national bestselling "My Son's Wife" series by Shelia E. Bell. Bombs explode, drama unfolds and hidden secrets like never before are revealed about both the Grahams AND the McCoys of Holy Rock from a very unlikely source! Read the next installment of this dynamic, page flipping series!
Killer's Creed
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
No longer able to accept the Combine's corrupt and criminal activities, Ben Serber takes flight, knowing that he will be pursued by its head assassin. Morello, head of the Combine, cannot allow the knowledge that Ben has acquired to reach the police. Unable to enlist the help of the partially corrupt police force, he decides to fight back, assisted from the most unexpected and unlikely sources.
The Wrong Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,000. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Manically funny, The Wrong Box is a chaotic story of lust, money, power and greed, and the importance of being able to sew a really good hem.
Leonard Moceri Detroit Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Leo Moceri served a prison sentence for extortion before he was released and returned to California in 1966. He began investing money in an earth moving operation run by Los Angleles mobster James the Weasel Jimmy Fratianno. In the 1970s Moceri was an underboss in Cleveland who was second in command to Jack White Licavoli. Eventually Moceri became involved in a disagreement that led to his murder.
Racekteering and the Fake Labor Union Extortion Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Fake labor union pickets were employed by a coalition of former union members,, an attorney and a private detective. The company the group targeted was a Manhattan photo studio. My book looks at this attempt to defraud a business devised by a former member of the AFL boxcutters union. I also consider extortion by labor unions in general and how it it is especially costly to American business.
The Dallas Deception
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A favor for a friend turns deadly serious when Detective Jack Kyle must capture a killer in the Dallas underworld. Jack Kyle's cop friend Eddie needs some help. His first problem: a lurid videotape featuring the daughter of Eddie's wealthy girlfriend. His second problem: extortion. Jack's job is to find the blackmailer fast and get the tapes, but a day later the guy is dead.
The Moon Conspiracy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Seven friends are playing a hand of poker. While they play they decide that all seven were sick of commuting, and decided to do something about it. The plan was to take over the electrical station on the moon, that delivered ninety percent of Earths electricity. Then with the ransom ask for asylum on Mars. It worked out well, as they Mars six trillion dollar, and kept one for themselves. But- - -?
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries Series Books 1, 2, and 3
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Tommy Two Shoes Minerd, a retired Pittsburgh Police Homicide Detective, wants to spend his free time writing stories inspired by his cases. Unfortunately, no matter where he goes or what he does, new cases find him. Especially those that center around his friends and family. With his ghostly partner, Uncle Aidan LeClerc, Tommy fights crimes that place him and his loved ones in the line of fire.
Joe Adonis' Brooklyn Extortion Racket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joe Adonis was a soft spoken man who operated so called "legitimate businesses" according to a Life Magazine article of 1951. My book looks at an early picture of his career when he was enmeshed with the likes of Isidore Juffe, a fur industry racketeer who needed quick money fast to keep his business operative. My e-book looks at Juffe, Gasberg, Wapinski, and Adonis' roles in an obscure 1932 con.
HeartStrings
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A group of Texas oil men fund an artificial heart project and plan to use it to extort untapped oil reserves from ageing third world dictators. But the plan goes wrong when the US president's daughter receives the implant and the whole project is hijacked by a rougue computer genius.