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Daily Deals: True Crime, “Dragon Slippers” Novels and Bow Assassin

True Crime (Nathan Heller Novels)Today Amazon offers True Crime (Nathan Heller Novels) by Max Allan Collins just for $1.99

1934 Chicago dazzles with fast action and calculating, cold-blooded meanness as private detective Nate Heller combs Chicago’s North Side looking for John Dillinger. But things take a turn for the strange when self-aggrandizing G-Man Melvin Purvis shoots down a Dillinger double in front of the Biograph Theater. Full of muscle and oozing Chicago’s tough-guy persona to the hilt, Max Allan Collins’ Nate Heller is the ultimate private investigator—in the ultimate P.I. town. Heller’s undercover search for a farmer’s-daughter-turned-gun-moll has him on the dusty Depression backroads of middle America, in the company of Ma Barker and her boys, Baby Face Nelson, Alvin Karpis, and a very-much-still-alive Dillinger—whose outlandish plan to kidnap J. Edgar Hoover in downtown Chicago is one Heller tries to foil. Including appearances by fan dancer Sally Rand, boxer Barney Ross, and Heller’s “godfather,” Frank Nitti, True Crime is a relentless classic.

“Crackles with low-life meanness and cynical humor…enough perverse twists, gritty period color, and sheer violent momentum to keep crime buffs, ‘true’ or otherwise, eagerly turning the pages.”—New York Times Book Review

Some words about the Author

Max Allan Collins is the author of the Shamus Award-winning Nathan Heller historical thrillers; his other books include the New York Times bestseller Saving Private Ryan and the bestselling CSI series. His comics writing ranges from the graphic novel Road to Perdition, source of the Tom Hanks film, to long runs as scripter of the “Dick Tracy” comic strip and his own innovative “Ms. Tree.” Collins is also a screenwriter and a leading Indie filmmaker. He lives in Iowa with his wife, writer Barbara Collins, and their son, Nathan.

Dragon SlippersAlso Amazon offers deal for kids: ”Dragon Slippers” Novels. The set consisting of 3 books written by Jessica Day George: Dragon SlippersDragon Flight and Dragon Spear for $1.99 each. All books has very high customers reviews.

1. Dragon Slippers

Poor Creel. She can’t believe her aunt wants to sacrifice her to the local dragon. It’s a ploy to lure a heroic knight so that he will fight the dragon, marry Creel out of chivalrous obligation, and lift the entire family out of poverty. Creel isn’t worried. After all, nobody has seen a dragon in centuries.

But when the beast actually appears, Creel not only bargains with him for her life, she also ends up with a rare bit of treasure from his hoard, not gold or jewels, but a pair of simple blue slippers-or so she thinks. It’s not until later that Creel learns a shocking truth: She possesses not just any pair of shoes, but ones that could be used to save her kingdom, which is on the verge of war, or destroy it.

2. Dragon Flight

With the Dragon Wars over, Creel finds herself bored with life as a seamstress. Then word comes that a bordering country has been breeding dragons in preparation for an invasion. Never one to miss out on the action, Creel throws herself headlong into an adventure that will reunite her with Shardas, the king of the dragons, pit her against a vicious new dragon, and perhaps rekindle a friendship with Prince Luka. Funny, heart-felt, and action packed, new readers and returning fans alike will dive headlong into this exhilarating follow up to Dragon Slippers.

3. Dragon Spear

With peace established between the humans and the dragons, young couple Creel and Luka are planning their wedding. But then the dragon queen, Velika, is kidnapped by a band of rogue dragons in need of a ruler. When Creel and Luka rush to help, they discover that Luka’s father has plans to take back the Far Islands from the dragons. Creel’s happily ever after just might be postponed . . . again.

Some words about the Author

Jessica Day George is the author of Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow, Dragon Slippers, and its sequel, Dragon Flight. Originally from Idaho, she studied at Brigham Young University and lived in Delaware and New Jersey before settling down in Salt Lake City, Utah. She had been a movie store clerk, librarian, bookseller, and school office lady before she got her big break. Jessica lives with her husband, their young son, and a five-pound Maltese named Pippin in a house that needs to be vacuumed much too often.

 

Bow AssassinBow Assassin is a free game for today only.

Corrupt-O-Corp. has kidnapped your son and it’s up to you to save his life. They are holding him ransom for blueprints of a secret government weapon, and they know you were assigned to the project. If they got their hands on the blueprints they could use it to start a war. You have no choice but to face them head-on. Luckily, you have natural hunting skills and know how to use a bow. All you have to do is head towards Corrupt-O-Corp’s headquarters and silently take out their goons along the way. If you can make your way through the city and infiltrate their base, you will be able to rescue your son. And when you find the man in charge… he’ll know he chose the wrong stickman to mess with!

Product features:

  • Use the environment -Ricochet arrows off metal, shoot explosives on walls, use the wind, and more!
  • Be quick and accurate -You are ranked on time and shots taken
  • Travel through various locations -Kill goons on bridges, rooftops, and construction yards.
  • Free updates with new areas and missions – courtyard, factory, and headquarters missions coming soon!

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