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"
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!"
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"
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!"
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"
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"
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."
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.
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?
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..."
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"
Detective John Black finds himself working full time at the NYPD. Initially called in to investigate a body found in a shallow grave, Black and his rookie sidekick are drawn deeper into a world of brutal ritualistic murders. On the trail of a serial killer, John Black has to endure a number of setbacks which include corruption and questions about his own sanity.
"Another "PSYCHO" book from Connor..."
It is said that imitation is the greatest form of flattery. If that is true, then Harvest Leaves and Roses will emerge as a riveting salute to T.S. Eliot and Walt Whitman. With neither pretense nor ornamentation, Peavy continues the project of Eliot in freeing poetry from its straitjacket of sentimentality and rhyme while accentuating Whitman's sensuality. Yet, this volume is not just about imitation. It digs deep into the zeitgeist of the 20th century and exposes it for what it is with fresh insight and the skill of a linguistic surgeon.
"DEEP! THAT'S ALL I CAN SAY!"
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!"
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!"
"On the night of May 27, 1964, thousands of New York City residents, whose dwellings overlook the Hudson River in lower Manhattan, had ringside seats for a spectacular wind-fanned waterfront fire that lit up the Jersey shore. A fire that, before it was brought under control some hours later, taxed the combined efforts of four FDNY marine companies, five FDNY Engine companies, 16 JCFD fire companies, 14 Coast Guard vessels, and 21 Pennsylvania R.R. tug boats.
"Gripping True Stories from a Fireman’s Life…"
My book is unique because it details how to find work and keep it from a librarian's perspective. The book has no tacky guarantees. It covers a variety of employment strategies, including nontraditional solutions. My family background, employment, and experience make me an expert on the book's topic.