When Murray Zemelman, a.k.a. The Bra King, pops another Prozac and heads to the Keys, he has nothing much in mind beyond a quixotic hope of winning back his first wife, Franny, whom he dumped years before. But when he forms an unlikely friendship with Tommy Tarpon, the last remaining member of an obscure Indian tribe, another plan also starts shaping up in his fevered brain. Why not open up Key West's first casino?
Wanted: NY apartment in exchange for a great Key West house with swimming pool. In February. Who wouldn't take a swap like that? Then again, if a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is, as Meg and Peter Kaplan soon discover. Heading south for a supposed dream vacation, what they find instead is a panic attack waiting to happen. Coconuts crash through windows, bearing cryptic death threats.
"everything that’s good about campy mobster stories"
Phoebe has a dream - a very modest dream. She wants to own a Sno-Cone truck at the beach in Key West. Nicky, her would-be boyfriend, also dreams small. All he wants is a decent gig as a guitar player in a bar. Doesn't seem like too much to ask of life, does it? So why do things keep going so dreadfully wrong for Phoebe and Nicky? Is it just plain bad luck? Or is it the decidedly bad intentions of a sleazy local cheat, a Miami gangster desperate to stay in business, and a murderous Cuban smuggler looking for a fall guy?
"I love this Key West series from Laurence Shames"
When Kyle Champlain's grandmother, Molly, passes away, he returns to Wetlake, Canada, to settle her estate. Kyle spent his summers in Wetlake as a child, and now he has the chance to renew his acquaintances with some old friends, including Ryan Summers, before going home to Chicago. But when Kyle tries to pressure Ryan into a business decision, their renewed friendship - and any possible attraction - is almost immediately on the rocks.
"Nice, nothing over the top"
Few participants in World War I are more famous than Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, better known as the Red Baron. A German known for victories in a war that his country lost, a cavalry officer made famous as mounted combat disappeared, and an aristocratic hero in a century dominated by democracy; Richthofen's celebrity stands in stark contrast to the era.
"Informative but short"
When the charismatic leader of a merchant guard crew is killed in a senseless accident, his designated replacement decides to fulfill a promise to the late captain by quitting the crew and finding his surviving relatives in a remote village. Instead of a quaint valley settlement, the new captain finds a decaying town on the verge of collapse, an old landlord who appears to welcome its decline, and a thriving stronghold of highwaymen.
"The Book Hero"
The greatest seafaring adventurer of all time returns to the high seas: Sinbad, the sailor! Born of countless legends and myths, this fearless rogue sets sail across the seven seas aboard his ship, the Blue Nymph, accompanied by an international crew of colorful, larger-than-life characters. Chief among these are the irascible Omar, a veteran seamen and trusted first mate; the blond Viking giant, Ralf Gunarson; the sophisticated archer from Gaul, Henri Delacrois; and the mysterious, lovely, and deadly female samurai, Tishimi Osara.
"Took me back to my youth watching Harryhausen"
The past year has been hell on Savannah. Not only did her boyfriend dump her on the side of the road - literally - but her best friend, Wes, decided to graduate early. The person he becomes in college is more confusing. No matter what she tells herself, she can't get over the thought of another girl having a piece of him that she'll never have. Wes has been in love with Savannah since childhood. Trouble is she's never seen him as anything more than a friend.
"Cute Teeny-Bopper Romance"
On a future Earth wracked by strife and shortages, Roy Cos buys into a lifetime of ease through the Deathwish Policy, but his privileged status makes him a target for killers hired by the elite Worldgov.
"Good and Bad"
The Not-World: One would not have expected to find the last hideout of the ancient weird folk of legend and prehistory in an English forest of two centuries ago - and yet in that land which has always been haunted by the lore of little folk there had to be some truth behind such universal belief.
British adventure writer H. Rider Haggard's most popular fictional character was Alan Quatermain, the irascible African big game hunter. As the hero of the classic King Solomon's Mines, Quatermain immediately fired the imagination of listeners across the world and created an instant demand for more of his adventures. Now, Airship 27 Productions answers that on-going demand by presenting two brand new Alan Quatermain novellas each filled with a host of suspense, action and, exotic African locales.
Pull up anchor, cast off the mooring lines and drop the sail, the good ship Blue Nymph is about to set sail for adventure once again with her famous seafaring captain at the helm. Airship 27 Productions is thrilled to present the second volume of brand new stories starring the greatest seaman of them all, Sinbad the Sailor, and his international crew of daring adventurers. Here is Henri Delacrois, the deadly archer from Gaul; Ralf Gunarson, the strapping young Viking giant; Tishimi Osara, the beautiful female samurai; and Omar, the irascible first mate.
When the undead Warriors of Forever, led by the one-eyed witch, Asentua, attack the peaceful fishing village of the Xubanthali, kidnapping the children, it falls upon Sinbad and the crew of the Blue Nymph to come to their aid. They must first find the elusive Scholars of Bethsea, for they alone hold the key to solving the riddle of the evil sorceress and the reason behind her abduction.