The Last Wild West Town - Whiz Bang City

      Bill Russo
The Last Wild West Town - Whiz Bang City

A Texas style ‘Tall Tale’ from Oklahoma, loaded with full historical action and half truths – Whiz Bang City depicts the final chapter of the bloody saga of the American West. It’s also the legend of the double-edged gunslinger hired by the big oil companies in 1921, “to use any and all methods necessary to tame the last ‘Wild West Town’After Nathan is dumped by his girlfriend, he encounters a strange Taoist priest, and has many interesting debates throughout the night, but the next morning he finds that he has been transported fifteen years into the future. A revolutionary technology enables people to live and work in cyber space. People no longer want or need to drive cars, fly overseas, take drugs, smoke, eat junk food or worry about casual sex, because they can now do all of these things in a digital paradise. Nathan has a difficult time adjusting to the new world order. During a night out in a bar in cyber space a group of people attack a pretty girl and her mates. Nathan helps the girl fight off her attackers and discovers that he not only has super fighting skills but the girl he saved is Mary, the most wanted terrorist in the world. Now Nathan’s life is in turmoil. He has to decide whether to help the government destroy the terrorist organization that is responsible for the threat of global warming returning, or assist Mary in destroying the digital world that could ultimately lead to the end of humanity. The line between right and wrong is no longer clear and Nathan possesses the ultimate power to change the future. This story blends adventure, Kung-Fu and gun battles, and a heart-wrenching romance all mixed together in a new science fiction romance like you have never read before. Experience Nathan’s happiness, sadness, self-discovery and the struggle between life and death in this astonishing futuristic world.
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    Swamp Tales

      Bill Russo
Swamp Tales

From Bill Russo, the author of The Creature From the Bridgewater Triangle, comes new tales from the 200 square mile area that is sometimes called 'America's Bermuda Triangle'. This time the stories are fiction - and yet these yarns come from a place where 'real' and 'unreal' collide and exist in an uneasy truce in the same space.From Bill Russo, the author of The Creature From the Bridgewater Triangle, comes new tales from the 200 square mile area that is sometimes called 'America's Bermuda Triangle'. This time the stories are fiction - and yet these yarns come from a place where 'real' and 'unreal' collide and exist in an uneasy truce in the same space. Four young friends gather at a summer camp near the eerie Hockomock Swamp. They spin a few campfire yarns. The oldest of the group tells a story that could be called The Cold Fingers of Death. His narrative is derided by his companions so he offers them a far darker scenario when he relates the bizarre life of Jimmy Catfish of the devilish body of disparate waters called Codfresh Lake. As the last hushed words of the story fade away, more firewood is piled on the campfire and an unforeseen event ratchets the mood of the friends from jocular to tense as they contemplate a new horror - a reanimated warrior from a hundred years ago who wears a string of scalps around his neck and head - some of which are fresh with blood from the newly dead.
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    The Observer

      Bill Russo
The Observer

There is a dark chamber in the mind of every person where their deepest secrets are hidden away from friends, neighbors, and even themselves.For some individuals the door to this secluded room is slammed shut and locked tight by the conscious mind – never to be revisited..There is a dark chamber in the mind of every person where their deepest secrets are hidden away from friends, neighbors, and even themselves.For some individuals the door to this secluded room is slammed shut and locked tight by the conscious mind – never to be revisited.For others the gateway never fully closes and the horrors revisit them with increasing frequency until they take a rope, a knife, a gun, or perhaps too many pills in a fatal attempt to seal the portal.The tale that follows is of a man whose dark compartment of unforgiveable sins is firmly locked – even to himself.
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    Cape Cod's Figure in Black

      Bill Russo
Cape Cod's Figure in Black

The train to Provincetown carries a strange, bearded figure attired totally in black. A near fatal brain injury has robbed him of his memory. He's bound for Provincetown where he hopes to find out what happened to him - but along the way he's compelled to leave the train to help out total strangers. He wonders if he'll ever get to the end of the line and solve his personal mystery.The train running from Bourne to Provincetown has a strange rider. Bearded and dressed entirely in black, with a wide brimmed hat, the ‘figure in black’ does not know who he is. He suffered a near fatal brain injury that left him with no memory, but gave him the curse/blessing of second sight. Bound for Provincetown, he’s sure he’ll find out what happened to him there, at the end of the line. Getting there is proving very difficult, for something inside his shattered brain, forces him off the train to help total strangers in need. There are 22 stops between Gray Gables, the welcome mat to Cape Cod, and Provincetown - the end of the 64 mile long sandbar. The figure in black thinks that the place the Native Americans called "The End of the Earth" might also be the end of his life but he's determine to get there, if he can last that long.
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    The 85 Year Old Dot to Dot Detecrive

      Bill Russo
The 85 Year Old Dot to Dot Detecrive

Retired Police Chief Rick Bates is always eager to dive into a case - usually a case of wine. He didn't start drinking until he was 75; but now he's making up for lost time. But it's not all play and no work for Rick, Even in his 80s, he is a one man stone wall against the waves of crime that wash up on the Cape Cod beaches.Retired Police Chief Rick Bates is always eager to dive into a case - usually a case of wine. He didn't start drinking until he was 75; but now he's making up for lost time. But it's not all play and no work for Rick, Even in his 80s, he is a one man stone wall against the waves of crime. In Chapter One, he solves the case of the NAME GAME MURDERS. Mrs. Blade was killed with a knife. Mr. Gunn died from a wound caused by a pistol. And John Roper? He was found hanging from a rope tied to a beam in his cellar!. Cape Cod was scared stiff. When the Town Administrator, Martin Hammer was clubbed to death with a wooden mallet; they summoned the old chief from his bar stool at Sloppy Joe's.
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    The Life and Death of Blinstrubs

      Bill Russo
The Life and Death of Blinstrubs

The life and times of one of America's most successful nightclubs - Blinstrub's Village. Follow the story of the venue and its glittering stars from the beginning right through to the tragic and needless end. Bill Russo draws the tale from his memories as a student in Boston's Kenmore Square in the 1960s as well as from a personal relationship to one of the key players in the club's orchestra.From the eyes of a college student living nearby in the 1960s, here's an in depth look at the life and times of Boston's biggest nightclub, Blinstrub's Village. You'll learn about the venue and meet its most illustrious performers. It's also the story of how a young man's vision transformed a shuttered, beaten down, corner saloon into one of the premier entertainment centers of the mid 1900s. In the end, the empire fails for a reason that most people will find hard to believe. .
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    The Invasion of Ragged Mountain

      Bill Russo
The Invasion of Ragged Mountain

Along the starway of infinity there are millions of planets just like Earth. We need not be concerned with them. There are however many billions more that are not like Earth – these represent the biggest threat to humankind.Along the starway of infinity there are millions of planets just like Earth. We need not be concerned with them. There are however many billions more that are not like Earth – these represent the biggest threat to humankind.A slow moving, fragile rudimentary craft from the United States pierced the murky atmosphere of Jupiter on July 4, 2016. Strange cries, shouts and howls were captured by the ships aural detectors. The voices, if indeed they were voices, were not made by carbon based lifeforms. The Space Agency quickly issued reports that derided the cries as nothing more than some sort of interference or radio static.The collective mind of Earthlings however, is beginning to grasp the concept of intelligent life that is not carbon based. Such lifeforms may not even appear to be lifeforms to the primitive brains of the homo-sapiens.
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