The odds stacked against him; a brokenhearted drifter claws his way to the top of an empire.
Portland, Oregon, Spring 1876... Morris and Drexler combine their skills and robbery earnings to buy and remodel a rundown hotel that soon provides more than just luxurious accommodations to Old Town's finest visitors. Through strife and absurdity, their venture flourishes, drawing the attention of nefarious competitors along the way...
Told with saturated visuals and a tongue-in-cheek approach, The Crimper of Old Town, is a fast-paced saga set against the underbelly of America's port cities. Featuring a raucous group of supporting characters that guide and dismay Edwin through his carnivorous rise as a crimping kingpin. Fans of sea adventure and crime action will be hooked to this thrilling historical fiction series.
Crimper / krimp-er / verb
Also known as Shanghaiing, Crimping is the practice of kidnapping people to serve as sailors by coercive techniques such as trickery, intimidation, or violence. Those engaged in this form of kidnapping were known as crimps.
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