Scoundrels: Tales of Greed, Murder and Financial Crimes

Scoundrels: Tales of Greed, Murder and Financial Crimes

by Gary Phillips, David Corbett, Tyler Dilts, Travis Richardson
     
 

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In Scoundrels, an all-original anthology featuring bestselling and Edgar and Shamus award-winning writers, you'll read stories of desperate grifters, brokers hedging big bets for the big take, schemers working the long con for the sure money, used car salesman with golden dreams and rusted hopes, crooked lawyers and bent clients, one percenters hustling for that last

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In Scoundrels, an all-original anthology featuring bestselling and Edgar and Shamus award-winning writers, you'll read stories of desperate grifters, brokers hedging big bets for the big take, schemers working the long con for the sure money, used car salesman with golden dreams and rusted hopes, crooked lawyers and bent clients, one percenters hustling for that last half-percent, kind-hearted killers and the lonely hearted who tell themselves any lie as the double down for the long count.

Editorial Reviews

author of The Two Death of Daniel Hayes and host of Hidden City on the Travel Channel - Marcus Sakey
Much will be made of the timeliness of SCOUNDRELS, and with good reason; these days Enron executives and securities brokers are far scarier than serial killers. But SCOUNDRELS is more than just timely--it's a great read, a collection of fabulous stories by remarkable authors. Bravo.
from the Foreword - Scott Phillips
What other group of human beings inspires such a level of hatred and disgust in us as the white collar crook? Lesser thieves don’t get the level of hatred and contempt that these high-flying kleptomaniacs generate. Why does a Bernie Madoff or a Kenneth “Kenny Boy” Lay inspire nearly as much opprobrium from the rest of us as a serial killer, a genocidal dictator or a child molester?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937495220
Publisher:
Down & Out Books
Publication date:
03/28/2012
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)

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