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Steel Heart: 10 Tales of Crime and Suspense

Steel Heart: 10 Tales of Crime and Suspense


Thomas Pluck writes unflinching fiction with heart. Here are ten tales of fierce emotion from the streets, the underbelly, and the house next door. Gumbo Weather - A mob enforcer confronts his own past as he spars with a ruthless crime boss to rescue a child from a hellish home. A Glutton for Punishment - Terry is an MMA fighter who's never backed down from a fight, but this one might be his last. Legacy of Brutality - Denny the Dent ain't smart, but he listens good. When a woman at his gym tangles with her abusive boyfriend, it's 300 musclebound pounds of street justice to the rescue. The Forest for the Trees - A street racer finds the love of his life as he escapes from the cops. But how long will he live to love her? Six Feet Under God - A wise-cracking existential P.I. takes on the ultimate murder case: Who killed the Almighty? Tiger Mother - in 1950s Harlem, Caldonia Peele hunts down her missing son. It's the toughs who better be afraid when tiger mother's on the prowl. Freedom Bird - Vietnam Vet Harve Chundak battles to teach his unruly son to walk the straight and narrow, but will he lose the war? Black-Eyed Susan - A bad joke comes to all-too-real life for the denizens of a mill town gin mill. The Last Sacrament - The dangerous life of an unlikely altar boy. Kamikaze Death Burgers at the Ghost Town Cafe - Jay Desmarteaux is just trying to get by, running contraband in his voodoo Cadillac. When he tangles with a psycho trucker and the red hot lawyer for a violent biker gang, he fights a battle worthy of the Road Warrior in the Utah desert for his very soul. About the Author. Thomas Pluck is the editor of Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT, and his essays and fiction have appeared in The Utne Reader, PANK, Beat to a Pulp, Crimespree, McSweeney's, The Morning News, Needle, Burnt Bridge, Criminal Element, and The Good Men Project. He also lifts heavy things and trains in mixed-martial arts. He 's a computer geek now, but has worked on the docks, in constru

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Sold by Kobo Inc. (France) Action & Adventure $ 2.93Thomas Pluck writes unflinching fiction with heart. Here are ten tales of fierce emotion from the streets, the underbelly, and the house next door. Gumbo Weather - A mob enforcer confronts his own past as he spars with a ruthless crime boss to rescue a child from a hellish home. A Glutton for Punishment - Terry is an MMA fighter who's never backed down from a fight, but this one might be his last. Legacy of Brutality - Denny the Dent ain't smart, but he listens good. When a woman at his gym tangdocsvision 5

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