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By Charlie Stella

A man is going to Las Vegas for a vacation. In an issue of hours he will get inebriated, will get mugged, and will get dumped through his spouse. issues may perhaps worsen, and do, during this new crime novel from Charlie Stella. With bravura, alternating brutality with humor and high-octane motion with virtuoso tough-guy discussion, Stella crafts his tale of Charlie Pellecchia, whose unwitting entanglement with ny mobster Nicky Cuccia plops him within the course of the DEA, FBI, and Las Vegas police. legislations enforcement could locate Charlie awkwardly in its method, yet elsewhere—in deluxe on line casino inn suites, at abandoned development websites, on quiet residential streets—a bodybuilding punk seeking to be made, a qualified killer, a mob chief's double-dealing accountant, and 2 Vietnamese gangbangers are all attempting to positioned Charlie completely out of how. All simply because he broke a wiseguy's jaw. upload to the combination hookers with felonious kinks, a cop deeply stricken by way of his wife's infidelity, a ham-fisted redneck with vengeance on his brain, and a few undesirable religion among a Brooklyn crime relatives and the Russian mob. issues cross down difficult during this gritty underworld mystery the place the secret is Charlie Opera.

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Last week we saw two broads racing topless on those things,” he said. “They had their tops tied around their necks like scarves. ” The nephew sipped club soda through a straw. ” the old man asked. “Like them broads, they get pulled over by the Coast Guard or something. Or they take a spill, maybe lose a tit, a couple guys drinking on a boat chase them down. ” The nephew frowned. “Because that’s what this could be like,” the old man said. “If the guy talked to people, filled out a police report you don’t know about.

The old man asked. “Like them broads, they get pulled over by the Coast Guard or something. Or they take a spill, maybe lose a tit, a couple guys drinking on a boat chase them down. ” The nephew frowned. “Because that’s what this could be like,” the old man said. “If the guy talked to people, filled out a police report you don’t know about. If maybe his wife mentioned it to somebody. Which is why it’s smarter to wait a few months. Maybe you change your mind by then, forget the whole thing. ” “The guy goes,” the nephew repeated.

The extra weight around his hips and waist didn’t help either. He wondered if that’s what had finally triggered his wife’s leaving him. Lisa was five years younger than Charlie. Her lover was a year younger than she was. Charlie couldn’t help but wonder if it had always been just a matter of time for him and Lisa once she was intimate with John Denton two years earlier. The man his wife referred to in her good-bye note was an athletic attorney in near-perfect shape. Was it his shape or his age?

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