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The Shadows of Vicenti Book One: From Out Of Nowhere
By Kieran Squires
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 260. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
“The Shadows of Vicenti” is a gritty crime-drama about a young man’s search for revenge and his own identity as he grows up in the vicious world of organised crime.
Many Happy Returns
By Julian Boote
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
“Haunting” Tangent Online. Gemma, a high-class London hooker, is fast approaching burn-out. After a stranger throws a birthday party for her, her resolve to stay "on the game" unravels and she decides to make a break for freedom. But the fact she's carrying her boss' valuable merchandise won't make it easy. And then there's her veteran bodyguard, Walt. Will he help her, or stop her?
Gotti and Me: A Crime Reporter's Close Encounters With the New York Mafia
By David J. Krajicek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Crime reporter and author David J. Krajicek writes about his encounters with the Gotti family, and he includes in this collection four other New York mob stories he wrote about the New York Daily News.
The Cash Mule
By Ernie Lijoi, Sr.
Series: Eddie Pannoni action thrillers, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Fiction
What if you are placed in a position of being the only person in the room that is not responsible for the rape, death and illness of thousands? What if you had to run, as an owner, a strip club for organized crime leaders? Suppose that you had to negotiate for the organized crime people and deliver large sums of cash in exchange for illicit narcotics.
The Last Great Lemonade-Stand Showdown
By Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction
Southern California. Summer, 1962. With "Big Al" Torres and his squirt-gun-toting goons moving to corner the Thirty-Ninth Street lemonade-stand racket, Bobbie Johnston gears up for war. This summer, he has help: a kid who knows his way around squirt guns and water balloons. But will Bobbie's out-of-town muscle be enough? The turf war is on. Let the battle begin.
Don't Be A Stranger
By Robert Barash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Fiction
....couldn't be more noir: Sep could be Philip Marlowe's brusquer, more antagonistic brother....There are moments when Sep's aggressive showmanship begins to crack when he softens his hard-talking abrasiveness with gentle coaxing, his belligerent repartee with moments of fluid interiority....told mostly through tough-guy banter, which allows the reader to move quickly with Sep.... Kirkus Review
Icepick Louie Meets Flo's Clam Chowder
By David H. Hendrickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction
At a small town casino in Oregon, Icepick Louie tells all the bumpkins how minor league they are. He bets twenty large they can't name a thing that can top its counterpart back in Boston. Since people who accept challenges from Icepick Louie often wind up with busted kneecaps, he can barely control his laughter when a scrawny geek with thick glasses speaks up and proposes Flo's clam chowder.
Blood And Water
By Stuart Edmond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
Secrets can be dangerous and the one Detective Inspector Christina Blake has kept buried could ruin her entire career - or even get her killed. The body of a teenage girl turns up discarded on the streets like yesterdays garbage. When the victim is linked to a notorious crime syndicate, responsible for trafficking guns, drugs and prostitutes, DI Blake is called in to track down the murderer.
Holding The Bag
By Arty Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,880. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
When a bag full of cash falls from the sky on Sparkling Clearwater Beach and lands a few yards away from Al and his current sales-call-prospect, M.J., he and the young beauty are carried into the terrifying world of Giacomo ‘Jimmy’ ( the Freak) Pelagatti, an Old School Tampa gangster who is the current owner of the cash. What seems at first like an opportunity to do the right thing turns quickly
The Assassin and the Potionist
By Mark Fassett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Today, of all days of the week, the Potionist Barberro would rather not open his shop. The local thugs want their protection money, and this time, their demands have grown. But when an assassin walks in and asks him to brew an obscure poison for her, he asks for a prohibitive sum so that he can close his shop and escape. She has other ideas. A short Story