The Con Job

Author: Matt Forbeck
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101618507
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The rich and powerful take what they want. We steal it back for you. When a disreputable dealer starts swindling aged and ailing comic-book creators out of their wealth—and their high-valued comics and artwork—the daughter of one victim comes to ex-insurance investigator Nathan Ford and his team of counter-crooks for help. Their scheme: run a con at the Comic-Con International, where the crook intends to sell the goods. But there’s more going on than simple theft. An arson plot is in motion that will not only destroy countless rare collectibles, but may end up costing lives. With time short, the team must take down a ruthless mark whose true motives have yet to be revealed…
The Con Job
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Matt Forbeck, Electric Entertainment
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-31 - Publisher: Penguin

The rich and powerful take what they want. We steal it back for you. When a disreputable dealer starts swindling aged and ailing comic-book creators out of their wealth—and their high-valued comics and artwork—the daughter of one victim comes to ex-insurance investigator Nathan Ford and his team of counter-crooks for
Con Job
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Laura VanArendonk Baugh
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-13 - Publisher: Æclipse Press

Jacob just wanted to have a good time with his friend Samantha and fellow geeks at the fan convention. But when dead bodies start turning up, Jacob has to start a little early on his hoped-for detective career. After all, the police are out of their depth in a world
Con Job
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Crystal Wright
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-11 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The Democrat Party likes to pose as the party of compassion. But where is the compassion in "sanctuary cities" that allow foreign criminals to prey on innocent Americans? Where is the compassion in encouraging envy and lawlessness? Crystal Wright isn't falling for the liberal con job any longer. A one-time
Con Job
Language: en
Pages: 78
Authors: J.L. Thompson
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-09-27 - Publisher: Fawkes Press

As with all things in life, one size does not fit all. Search the term “writers conference” and you will spend the following days sorting through link after link, each extolling the virtues of a specific, definitive, superlative conference that you simply must attend. But few of those will be
Spanish Prisoner
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Yannis Tzioumakis
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-24 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Despite more than a passing nod to such crowdpleasing classics as Hitchcock's North by Northwest, playwright-turned-independent filmmaker David Mamet's The Spanish Prisoner is a particularly idiosyncratic film that betrays its origin outside the Hollywood mainstream. Featuring a convoluted narrative, an excessive, often anti-classical, visual style, and belonging to the generic