Marc Cortez


Marc Cortez began his storytelling career in the third grade, when he entered a school writing contest and won with his story THE ANT WHO STOLE EASTER. Since then he has become a marketing writer and frequent blogger, leveraging his writing skills into success as a business executive and entrepreneur. With A GANGSTER’S GARDEN, he has turned his lifelong passion for storytelling into a full-length novel.

Mr. Cortez studied creative writing at the University of California, Los Angeles, and lives in California with his wife and two children. A GANGSTER’S GARDEN is his first novel.

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A Gangster's Garden
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
A GANGSTER’S GARDEN is the story of murder, faith and redemption in Denver's Five Points varrio. The story follows Benicio de los Santos, charismatic leader of the Latin Disciples, as he plots his murdered family’s revenge against their sworn enemy. The story also follows the Rodriguez family as they investigate their son's murder, killed in a botched hit intended for Santos.

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denver    gangster    hispanic gangs    murder    redemption    suspense    thriller