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Sunday, May 1, 2011

TAKE A CHANCE E-BOOKS ~ THE JOHN LOCKE THRILLERS!

TAKE A CHANCE E-BOOKS ~ THE JOHN LOCKE THRILLERS!

AN ONGOING SERIES HIGHLIGHTING POSSIBLY DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH E-BOOKS BY RELATIVELY UNKNOWN AUTHORS, FOUND WHILE CRUISING THE E-BOOK SHELVES ON AMAZON WITH PRICES THAT MAKE THEM WORTH TAKING A CHANCE ON . . . SOME MAY BE CRAP, SOME COULD SHOW POTENTIAL, OTHERS (I SUSPECT VERY, VERY, FEW) MIGHT BE GREAT – TAKE A CHANCE . . .

TODAY’S FIND . . . THRILLER!

HONORABLE REVENGE ~1.99

A JOHN LOCKE SUSPENSE TRILLER

MIKE PETTIT

When John Locke sees danger screaming down on him like a banshee from hell: He not only grabs on and comes out shooting; he’s caught on an adrenaline ride that doesn’t stop until he is the last man standing.

Locke’s world is filled with cruel and ruthless men that will kill and steal just for the rush it brings them: Dark places that normal people never go unless they are dragged in screaming, and never come out. Drug Cartel’s, that mutilate, then fast-freeze their competitors; secret Chinese Triads that think crime and business are one in the same, and murder is used to close a deal. Street Mutts caught unaware of the treachery going down around them, only to be cut down in the running gun battle that surrounds them.

John Locke spends his days in L.A., working the courthouse hallways and holding-cells, trying to catch a few clients that need to lawyer-up. His ten years inside a bottle left him with a marriage he vaguely remembers, a promising legal career in the sewer, and the fear that life is passing him by. He’s barely back among the human race, living in a three room apartment over a Chinese Take-out, chasing bottom-feeder cases to keep him in the legal game, and brings in a few extra bucks doing part-time work as a sleuth and muscle for a bail bond friend. He makes his rent, pays his bills and keeps looking for a way out.

When John’s way out comes, it’s from a darkened window overlooking the alley that runs behind his apartment. Locke witnesses a murder that sucks him into black evil places where a man’s soul is sold for a kilo of cocaine. He’s caught in a diabolical criminal plot by the Chinese Triads to corner the world’s diamond market, and trips up a double cross that brings down a billion dollar Mexican drug cartel.

To survive, he makes a harrowing escape in the night piling up dead men, splashing blood trails through the streets of China Town and back alleys of L.A.’s underbelly. When the cordite stink from the gunfire clears, John walks away with a lot more than a brand on his back and a bullet in his side: He’s found that honor and revenge are the same; enemies in life, brothers in death.




THE BODY BROKER

A JOHN LOCKE SUSPENSE THRILLER ~ $1.99

The devastating news that a human organ is needed urgently can be a terrifying experience. What does one do? Where does one go? Do you add your name to a national wait-list, and hope you don’t die in the year or so of waiting? Whom do you call for help? Where do you go when every minute counts?

Don’t worry, help may be closer than you think.

Under the shadows of darkness, and hidden from sight, is the Body Broker, from whom anything can be purchased, if the money is right: A heart here, a kidney there, a young woman, a child, twins perhaps? All are available for the asking. Business is good, demand is high, and it’s a seller’s market. The risk is only to those unsuspecting donors, or those stolen and sold for their body parts. The Broker deals his wares across the globe: Hawking organs like a faceless crone in ancient bazaars, hunting his victims in the night like a primal carrion eater, closing deals as professionally as any junk bond king, reveling in the wealth from others . . . donations.

When John Locke agrees to find his ex-wife’s missing stepson, he plunges into a world of danger and murder that his legal training never prepared him for. His only way to survive such evil is to come out shooting. He quickly discovers himself immersed in the unbelievable world of black market organ trading and human trafficking. When the hunt throws him on the trail of the man known on the street as The Organ Player, it leads him on a bloody chase through L.A.’s underbelly, to huge wealth stashed in the Cayman Islands, to Macau’s brothels and organ markets, then back to L.A. for a showdown never imagined.

The Body Broker’s world includes harvesting clinics, hidden offshore bank accounts, political pay-offs, power players, Hollywood’s elite, unwitting organ recipients. His victims are the homeless, runaways, prisoners, veterans, the unwary, the poor, the unsuspecting. John’s hit and run tactics expose an international network of murder and death that sets off seismic shock waves through the halls of power, and leaves sane men questioning the selfishness of our fellow man, and the lengths he will go for just a little more time to live.

The Body Broker leaves you breathless.




DIRTY MONEY

A JOHN LOCKE SUSPENSE THRILLER ~ $1.99

The world’s carrion eaters are conspiring to bring America down to her knees through economic terror and internal collapse. The country is bankrupt, debt is in the trillions of dollars, a tsunami of spending on unsustainable programs, and political greed is feasting like a cancer upon the country. The enemies of democracy are using every opportunity to hurry things along. Several countries are busy printing and flooding the world with undetectable counterfeit U.S. currency by the billions of dollars.

If the U.S. collapses, China will go down with her, and a domino plunge by every other industrialized nation will follow close behind.

John Locke accidently stumbles into the middle of the distribution system of the bogus money while in Hon Kong, and finds himself on a chase that brings him gun-sight to gun-sight with the Chinese Triads, the Russian Mafia, Castro’s Soldante De Cuba Brigade, dirty politicians, and federal agencies dragging ten steps behind Locke. Good money, bad money, it’s all the same, no one can tell the difference. The action is smoking hot, guns blazing, fists punching, injured and dead piling up on all sides.

The running gun battle rolls from Hong Kong to Can Ran Bay, across the Pacific to L.A., New York, D.C. Miami, and across to Bimini. When the last bullet is fired, and the cordite and smoke clear, John Locke has leveled the playing field with dead men, failed plans, and a treasure trove of dirty money.


JUNGLE RULES

A JOHN LOCKE SUSPENSE THRILLER ~ $7.99

Trouble in paradise

An unexpected discovery of an oil-gas aerosol field is found in the Caribbean Sea, China and the U.S. , both starving for a sustainable source of energy, form an alliance that will bring control of the discovery under their sphere of influence. The Caribbean Island Nations are included in the forming of a Cartel, which soon jeopardizes the world’s oil based economy. The balance of world power is swiftly shifting , Central American countries are aligning with the highest bidder, Chinese troops are on the move, greedy oil companies are jockeying for drilling rights, sides are being drawn.

Island criminal gangs are fighting among themselves for the riches the Field will bring to their countries, using every weapon at their disposal: Voodoo spells, an Ebola Pandemic, murder, kidnappings, reaching out to Key West, Miami, then rolling down to Kingston where the Cartel Summit is about to explode into AN International power struggle.

John Locke comes out shooting

John Locke, sobering up in Key West, is pulled into the maelstrom by agreeing to help a friend out of the jam he’s caught in by being the one that discovered the Field. Both men are way over their head, as the political maneuvering and scheming starts, soon Locke is on an assassin’s hit list along with the Vice President of the United States. An armada of warships are in a stand-off , waiting for the other side to blink, Cartel Leaders are meeting in Kingston, among threats of violence and assassination, John Locke is searching for his killer, determined that only one of them will walk away alive

An explosive climax that will leave you begging for more.


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