Leonard Wise

Biography

Best Selling author, Leonard Wise was born and raised in Hudson, New York. He served in the 82nd Airborne Paratroopers for three years. After service he received his FCC engineering license and worked in radio for a while. He then studied writing at Manhattan’s New School of Social Research. He wrote a western script which was optioned by Universal, so he decided to try Hollywood. He has authored six novels including Diggstown which was made into a major motion picture by MGM studios. Also a novel entitled: CENTER STREET which made the L.A. Times Best Sellers list. Meanwhile, he taught Introduction to Fiction at UCLA. Leonard is also an established artist.

Books

Oklahoma Pretty
You set the price! Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
KING TOWNSEND lives in wealthy Denver. At age 13, two men invade his home and kill his father. King and Mom are rejected by dad’s rich family and end up in dirt-poor Oklahoma. Tortured by his uncle, King kills him and becomes a renowned Assassin hired by Murder Inc. A ladies man, he meets JOANNE, a cop's widow who accuses him of her husband's death and challenges him to a love and death duel.
Jimmy Two-Shoes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,110. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Adorable, young Jimmy Two-shoes survives an accident but is left with hard times to support his invalid grandmother. When “Ham,” a sleazy bookie, is murdered by the Culver City, California Mob, Jimmy, with some of his weird and humorous friends, take over the betting business and run into all sorts of trouble. However, a fun time is had by all; especially the readers.
Pier 77
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
During the 1990s in New York City, there was a battle for the rackets of Manhattan. The deadly war was between the Italian Mafia and the Irish Westies. The Mafia had control until Kevin Gerrard decided to put his life on the line to find peace, only to be foiled by a gorgeous East Side call girl and a friend, who happened to be a Priest.
Jake Moss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
JAKE MOSS, an ex-slave and capable gunslinger, is searching the West for his wife and young son who were ‘sold off.’ In his pursuit, he helps a diverse cast of settlers, Indians, and farmers while being accompanied by two sidekicks: a Big Horn sheep and an Appaloosa horse. During the years of frustrations, Jake is driven on for the love of his family and what could be a bitter or happy ending.
8 Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
After doing 2 years in a Georgia jail for a big rip-off, Cal Landon invents an idea to repay the town. Chesterfield is a wealthy, prep school in Orange County, CA, whose football team had only 3 wins in 10 years. Cal guarantees an undefeated, untied, and un-scored on season. After hassles, violent attacks, and a romance, the intricate scam comes down to an exciting conclusion that is fun to read.
The Scammer
You set the price! Words: 25,730. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Philly Joe is the country’s top Conman. He’s hired by a poker player to make certain the latter wins LA’s Junior Tournament so he can take part in The Ultimate Game in London. The Masters Organization, fearing Philly, sends 2 of their best to stop any possible scams. It becomes a battle of wits and intricate moves, and anyone’s game between the 4 men and one beautiful woman to the very last word.

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africanamerican    assassin    betting    bookmaking    cards    con games    crime    football    gambling    gunfighter hero    hitman    humor    humor action    hustle    irish mob    mafia crime    murder    new york    poker    revenge    romance    scam    scams    sex    sports betting    western action    western adventure   

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Leonard Wise
Latest book: Oklahoma Pretty. Published August 6, 2013.