Richter The Mighty

Richter The Mighty

by J B Manning
Richter The Mighty

Richter The Mighty

by J B Manning


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Cody and her little brother Billy are on the run, hunted by the most powerful man in the world: their father-President Wilhelm Hickory Richter. A bloated septuagenarian from Jacksonville with erectile dysfunction and a young, contemptuous, cat-collecting wife, President Richter is facing financial ruin and possible prison time.

Cody, a pistol-savvy motorcyclist, and Billy, a tech wizard at 13, are about to finger Richter for the murder of his first wife, Lulubelle. Meanwhile, drug-addled, bickering thieves have decapitated Richter's lawyer and split with his $100 billion fortune.

What to do? Sniff some coke, pop a few burgers, and deploy Lenny and Tiny, mismatched thugs supplied by a corrupt Russian ambassador, to "take care of" the kids. Then engage The Actuary, a hipster hitman from Brooklyn, to track down the cash and whack the thieves.

The result is a droll chase-and-combat through the Okefenokee Swamp, Miami, Washington, Paris, and Arles, leading to an explosive night at Ponte Vedra on the Fourth of July.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645994329
Publisher: Encircle Publications, LLC
Publication date: 11/16/2022
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

J. B. (James) Manning is a writer based in Vermont, where he lives with his novelist wife, S. Lee Manning and their cat, Xiao. In prior lives, he was an attorney, litigating cases in New York City and New Jersey; a college professor, teaching literature and writing; and a newspaper reporter in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and New Orleans. He has a Ph.D. in English Literature from Columbia University and a J.D. from Rutgers University. His poetry has appeared in The New Yorker. Richter The Mighty is his debut novel.
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