A young Mafioso finds himself on the run for his life when his partner steals the mob boss' money. Frankie Fiore, son of a Brooklyn shoemaker is recruited by the local mob boss, Jimmy Provitera, to help henchman Biff Rollo enforce delinquent collections. He is a quick learner and Jimmy is very happy with him. That is, until Frankie becomes involved in the loss of a very large sum of collection money. Jimmy is furious and Frankie takes it on the lam to Dunnville, North Carolina.
"Just When I thought I was Out They Pull Me Back In"
A freelance writer is invited to an elderly man's home to witness his telling of the family history to his sons. The patriarch's reason for requesting a stranger into his home as he shares his tale is a simple one. He wants the young man to write the true history of Family Dracul, to trace the lineage back to the very first member of a family cursed. But, the old man has another agenda. He wants to warn humanity; what happened in the past was nothing compared to what is to come.
"This Bloodline is Strong…"
Nothing to Report is an audiobook about Police Patrol in New York City during the turbulent eras of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Although a novel of fiction, it is based upon real incidents that occurred during that time period. Actual locales in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island are utilized. The audiobook contains love, death, passion, violence, and is interspersed throughout with history of the time period. It centers around two main characters who work together in the 120th police precinct.
"A story of the cops...for the cops...by the cops!"
Red Fortunato's Starlight Club in Queens is back, still teeming with mobsters and their "business" each night. Trenchie, Tarzan, and Moose have returned. The Genovese family and others hang out amidst the grandeur of Red's renovated baby - the Grand Ballroom. Columbia Pictures studio head Larry Bernstein is being blackmailed.
"The highly recommended action packed sequel."
Hide your girlfriends, hide your daughters. Tad Dawson, confirmed bachelor and runway model, has come back to the Black Hills for his brother's wedding. Also known as Romeo for his love-them-and-leave-them attitude, Tad has a reputation to lose and a woman to win. However, he won't be able to do it on his own, since the woman he wants would rather assault him with nail guns, power saws and rocks. Not what he expected when he turned on the charm.
Eleven years from the day he left, Xan Davis returns to Los Lobos a changed Wolf. After promising his insane Alpha, Magnum, that no one will ever know who he really is, he is forced to endure unspeakable torture in distant lands. The Black Hills call to his tormented soul, so he goes, hoping the familiar forests will soothe his suffering inner beast. Liv Dunn, born a coyote but living as human, constantly looks over her shoulder. Less than a year before, a former patient attacked her, leaving her emotionally devastated.
"My first "Wolf Book"... Definitely not my last!"
The British offered Jean Lafitte a Captaincy in the British navy along with extensive lands, titles and $30,000 in gold if he agrees to join with them to fight against the United States. So why does Lafitte refuse their generous offer? In the approaching War of 1812 General Andrew Jackson hasn't any weapons, ammunition or money to fight the British with and no one to turn to for help but the notorious pirate Jean Lafitte.
"Fun Story Wasted"
Derek Dunne is a Cordon Bleu-trained food critic for the prestigious New York Monitor, whose scathing review of a popular Italian bistro has driven away all but the most loyal neighborhood patrons. Lucrezia Serafina DiCicco is a clumsy business school drop-out, working as a chef and scrambling to keep her family's restaurant afloat, after her father develops diabetes and is banned from his kitchen for his own good.
"Can't wait for the sequel..."
Every firefighter has a treasure trove of interesting stories to tell, and the stories more often than not are instructional, as well as exciting. When I was a firefighter, I kept notes of the fires I responded to. Now that I am retired, I have reflected on my career as a firefighter and have written a second book about the men alongside whom I worked, facing dangerous situations daily. This book is a compilation of eight short fire stories written between 1963 and 1972, from notes I wrote after returning from fires.
"More of the greatness started in Volume 1"
This book is designed to show women how to handle serious relationship issues without looking like crazy girl Sally. This book is designed to give women the respect they deserve by teaching them how to earn it. Why should any man respect you when you don't respect yourself? To get respect you must earn respect. It's about women losing themselves to keep happy a man who will never love them the way they should be loved. It's about women lying down and accepting any and everything men throw at them.
"Good advice for young women"
What is love? What is romantic love? How can you sustain a relationship amidst the storms of life and the turbulent waters of discontent? These are but a few of the questions with which this insightful book wrestles as we are taken on a journey through several marriages and relationships which are examined for what worked and why they eventually failed. You will not be a mere tourist on this journey. You will be actively involved and by the end of the journey, you will be changed.
"Get out of Jail FREE!"
This is the continuing story of a grave digger called John Black who moonlights as a private detective. The backdrop for this story is New York City in 1948. Back then, what with the mob and all, Gotham was a hotbed of hoodlums. It was no surprise then that the City had more than its fair share of murders. For John, there was to be one too many murders - namely of his boss, Jack Berry.
"A sequel that's better than the original... Wow!"
Lucky, a jewel thief, is recruited by the CIA. When a routine "theft" for The Company turns deadly and Lucky is almost killed, upon recovering he must find out who double-crossed him. Unbeknownst to others, the secret curtains of light that only Lucky can see provide him with comfort. Lucky and his sidekick, Mickey, will find the people behind them trying to destroy him and the United States.
"Science fiction at its best."
After years of working jobs that were less than fulfilling, Salvatore began publishing audiobooks for supplemental income. After a while, he realized that self-publishing is a great resource for passive income and marketing his ideas worldwide. Salvatore now has published over 100 books under various pen names and was able to retire in his mid-40s! Learn the secrets to making a fortune in self-publishing by buying this book.
"A good DIY book for beginners..."
Royal protocol dictated that the king exit the car last. But as the important man was about to emerge, a hail of gunfire erupted, spraying the royal Hummer. Alone, in a foreign city, he seeks temporary refuge in the Good Burger diner. Here he meets Lom, a crazy Korean War vet, who misses his old life of danger and intrigue.
A very influential New York City pop culture guru finds himself running for his life after his review of a mob-owned restaurant makes it the most popular, hippest place in town.
"A cute story... No Godfather... but good anyway!"
Every firefighter has a treasure trove of interesting stories to tell and the stories more often than not are instructional, as well as exciting. When I was a firefighter, I kept notes of the fires I responded to. Now that I am retired, I have reflected on my career as a firefighter and have written a book about the men alongside whom I worked, facing dangerous situations daily. This book is a compilation of five FIRE short stories written between 1964 and 1972, from notes I wrote after returning from fires.
"God Bless the NYFD... and all our public defenders"
Marlow should have known that leaving the past behind is never easy. Because trouble seems to follow in his footsteps. Faces from the past turn up on Key West, and when one of them turns up dead, Marlow is faced with the most difficult case of his new life. He has to solve his own shooting, the one that ended his career on the NYPD. But the hardest part is that he has to solve it from Key West and his suspects are all in town and one of them is the killer that seems to be stalking him again...
"An Exciting Detective Story"
Once in a lifetime a person may find the perfect dog, but to have two perfect dogs in a lifetime is practically unheard of. Big Paws, Bigger Heart presents a story of that improbable situation as told by Finley, a Belgian Tervuren dog who came into the life of his adopted dad, Jim Loveless, to fill the enormous void left behind by the loss of Jim's first dog, Brooks. Finley goes back in time to tell the legend of Brooks.
"A Man's Best Friend"
Eating Trees is a rags-to-riches-to-rags story of an ordinary working guy who suddenly has an extraordinary idea. Nick Cerelli has always been "big-boned," as he and his family refer to their tendency to put on weight. He works hard as a laborer but never seems to get ahead until he makes an observation one day while working on a construction job: Fine sawdust feels like flour. "See, my big idea was to make some kinda diet Twinkie outta sawdust. Really. And why not?