Marvin Rose


USAAF (Eastern Training Command)light-heavyweight champion,PhD Psychology (Rutgers), Sinatra's showroom percussionist (Atlantic City, Las Vegas), authored 19 books

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The Checkered Fritillary
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Boone Hastings is a dancin' fool. He's also a man of scandalous villainy who leaves a trail of ruin behind him. Starting from a life of privilege, he sees his fortunes decay as he exploits all who cross his path. In an attempted extortion of four wronged women, he is blindsided when they unite to devise a chilling revenge as all of the characters face an enveloping peril with no room for mercy.
Philadelphia Mercy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
As heavyweight Spots Spotswood struggles to float his sinking career, cope with wartime privation and keep the draft board at bay, he must guide Chicken Johnson, his young ward, through the complex racial divide of America during WW2. Spots must do battle with Felix Staffieri, Philly's lethal white-haired man, speaking in the blue collar idiom of men and women who labor and love at ground level.
Tan Tan Deo
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,510. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Royal Dobbin is a gritty hero who can't keep his foot out of it. A fading jazz drummer working a girly revue, his life suddenly tips as he hears a dying man's last words, TAN TAN DEO. These words trigger pursuit by thugs who must have the strange cipher decoded to begin their worldwide exchange of contraband. As new friends stand at his side, he finds a use for his life and bounty for his heart.
The Jersey Bounce
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When you play The Gorilla and The Chambermaid with a savage lady, you raise the odds against landing right-side up. Joe Easter is manhandled by escaped fugitive Myra Manning, but the dogeared ex-cop rises from the languor of his casino security gig and vows to take her down. "You're as sick as your secrets," Joe's shrink tells him, but it is his secret that spurs the revenge he craves.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When the body of beautiful Penny Cason is found, it has no ears. She was the star of Arthur Skillman's hot showroom revue. Skillman, financial wizard and owner of Atlantic City's glitziest casino, hires Noah Packard to protect Penny's replacement. She is the willful Mardy Arabica, who puts herself and Packard in harm's way. As the killings come closer, Packard triumphs in a convulsive climax.

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action    action suspense    atlantic city    caper    crime    fight game    humor    intrigue    mystery    revenge    satire    scam    segregation    suspense    ww2