An Easy Score

An Easy Score

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Author: Gary J. Yambor
Length: 257 page(s)
Written: Nov 2012
Sales Rank: 15 XinXii Sales Rank
Views: 3675

Category: Fiction & Literature » Mystery & Crime  |  Work: Novel
Keywords: Chicago, street crime, gangs, drugs, murder, dope, tragedy

What started out as a simple car heist, an easy score, becomes a nightmare.

Irony, that's what it was. Pure irony. That's the thing that makes this whole story so strange, so tragic, the way it started out as just another easy score. A late-model Honda Accord parked with the key in it-what an easy score that is. If small time car thief Bobby had only known what was hidden in that car, or who it belonged to, or the chain reaction of violence and mayhem stealing it would unlease, he would have walked right on by. Unfortunately for him and for those in his circle, he did not know

WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT GARY J. YAMBOR AND AN EASY SCORE "A gritty tale of drugs, gangs and life on the south side of Chicago, with a streetwise vibe that will keep the reader hooked right up to the end."- Nick Sweet, author of Flowers At Midnight.

". . . a tale of struggle, conflict and danger amidst an array of varied, well drawn characters, . . . definitely worth your time! Yambor is certainly a contender in the hardboiled division."-Frank Zafiro, author of Waist Deep and Blood on Blood. " . . . heisting a parked car, one with the key in full view . . . sets off a chain of events confirming that there is never an easy score."-JD Webb, Author of Moon Over Chicago.

"This simple but powerful device [using first person for main character, third person for others] brings greater depth to the story and allows for more than one perspective, giving it the Rashomon effect."-Dominic Kennedy, Fierce storytelling with the swagger and style of a jailhouse tattoo."-Marc Lecard, Author of Vinnie's Head and Tiny Little Troubles.

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Member since: Nov 2012
Publications on XinXii:  1
Gary Yambor was born and raised in Chicago Heights, IL. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a degree in history. After graduation, he moved to Washington, D.C. where he worked for a short time in Congress and for a foreign policy think tank. He is regional sales manager for an industrial manufacturing company. His work takes him all across the United States and Canada. He is an avid reader, a reluctant runner and a rabid White Sox fan. His short stories have been published at An Easy Score is his first novel. He currently resides with his family in Homer Glen, IL.
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