A risky heist of an Atlantic City casino goes horribly awry, and the man vaguely known as “Jack” is called upon to clean it up. But he only has 48 hours until the stolen cash explodes – and to get out of one deadly situation after another. Debut novel.
Monthly Archives: February 2013
Love is a Canoe both is the title of this novel and a self-help book, within the novel, celebrating its 40th anniversary. In order to revive sales and interest in the book, the publishing company creates a contest in which a couple, who needs some marital advice, will win a dinner with Peter Herman, the author of the self-help book. Emily submits the winning entry and Eli submits to the dinner.
Betsey joins the typing pool but she’s really too spirited to stay there. She speaks her mind, writes a fraudulent letter of recommendation, and is let go, but is soon on her way to London where she manages to land on her feet, impressing Mr. Jones (for whom the fraudulent letter was intended) with how she manages tours for sightseers at his new Idensea pier.
The author of critically acclaimed The Tender Bar follows up with an engrossing and highly readable fictional account of notorious bank robber Willie “The Actor” Sutton. This year’s Long Island Reads selection.