The Rag, The Wire And The Big Store

      Duane Lindsay
The Rag, The Wire And The Big Store

Two Grifters, Off to Fleece the World…Robin Hood? Not these two. Meet Leroy Logan, a young man who’s going to be the best con artist ever and Katherine “Fast Kate” Mulrooney, a young woman with even bigger dreams of her own. Together and apart, for sixty years of living large, Kate and Leroy will embezzle anything, con anyone and love each other without reservation.Two Grifters, Off to Fleece the World…Robin Hood? Not these two. Meet Leroy Logan, a young man who’s going to be the best con artist ever and Katherine “Fast Kate” Mulrooney, a young woman with even bigger dreams of her own. Together and apart, for sixty years of living large, Kate and Leroy will embezzle anything, con anyone and love each other without reservation.In a twelve brilliant, funny, romantic short novellas, follow the (mis)adventures of the most exciting anti-heroes you’ve ever met. From selling a US battleship, scamming fake Faberge eggs, funding a retirement for the widow of the only FBI agent who ever caught them, to conning Elvis and the Colonel, running an Atlantic cruise con, inventing computer scams (well, somebody had to) and growing old in style, Leroy and Kate are forever.The First Six Stories:1945 - Young and green, they’re out to con the Navy. (Not the whole Navy, mind you; just one ship. Twice) 1949 - A lesson in ethics – You can’t cheat an honest man, though Leroy’s certainly willing to try.1953 - You can’t stop time –but you can slow it down. Leroy and Kate in Nebraska, trying to sell a man a horse.1959 - Elvis Presley, a shipboard romance, Gracie Allen and George Burns.1964 -The rock and roll music scam and – at last – prison.1969 -One giant leap for mankind, one small bank for Leroy and Kate.There’s Such a Lot of World…
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