Tag: gangsters

  • Mark Atley: A Bright Young Man

    Mark Atley: A Bright Young Man

    Charlie McQueen is a Hollywood stuntman and an aspiring actor. He’s just been given an opportunity to act in a movie about a murder that took place in his hometown of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. The movie’s producer, River Rhodes, is on a bit of vengeance trip with this production. The script is really the story about Read more

  • Kevin G. Chapman: Perilous Gambit

    Kevin G. Chapman: Perilous Gambit

    Senator Harlan Bushfield III is assassinated on his way home after a fundraising event. South Dakota FBI agents Derek Dumm and Chelsea Anne Shields are assigned to the case. A risqué photo on the Senator’s phone has them contacting the NYPD for assistance to locate the people in the photo. One of those individuals has Read more

  • Melissa Yi: White Lightning

    Melissa Yi: White Lightning

    There’s unusual things happening at the Rum Runner Inn. And no surprise, Dr. Hope Sze and her boyfriend Tucker are in the middle of it, there for a rare weekend away with friends. From the outset things are strange, her friend is spooked about a ghost, and Tucker – he has his own reasons for Read more

  • John Talton: City of Dark Corners

    John Talton: City of Dark Corners

    Gene Hammons was the best detective in the Phoenix Police Department. That is until he wouldn’t play along to get along. Now a Private Investigator he’s managing pretty well in the Great Depression. A woman’s body is found by the railway tracks. She’s been dismembered and posed. The newspapers are calling it an accident on Read more

  • Jason Beech: American Spartan +Interview +Bonus Book-1 Review

    Jason Beech: American Spartan +Interview +Bonus Book-1 Review

    SOFTLY, SOFTLY Ricky Nardilo is a cop in the small town where he grew up. His position there is tenuous – he doesn’t know who on the police force he can trust. Everyone in town is owned by Vale. Vale who haunts his life and watches his every step. It wasn’t a great town when Read more

  • Jakub Żulczyk: Blinded by the Lights

    Jakub Żulczyk: Blinded by the Lights

    There are three things that Kuba says Warsaw is about: talking, hustling and cocaine. Kuba deals cocaine, or rather he defines himself as a retailer of his hustle. Talking? Barely, and he has a low number of smiles he can sustain in one day to deal with his clients. Tone deaf to his own emotions, Read more