236 pages, 8.48 × 5.44 × 0.66 in
February 12, 2013
The Story Plant
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1611880653
ISBN - 13: 9781611880656
Read from the Book
Matt had shut his cell phone down for the ride to and from the Jersey shore. He turned it on when he got to his apartment on Carmine Street, a spacious five-room fourth-floor walkup that could house a small family and that his mother had furnished for him before his return from Europea bedroom, a study, a full kitchen, a living room/dining room combo, built-in bookshelves in all of the rooms, even the kitchen, many of them lined with the books Theresa had been storing for him at her big house in Jersey before she moved to Manhattan. When he turned his phone on, he was surprised to see a message from Natalya, the singer at Sabrina’s. Matvey, Nico gave me your number. I hope you don’t mind. That was a lot of fun, Matvey. Please call me. We will do it again. Also, can you please erase the picture? Very embarrassing.”They had drunk wawdka in Natalya’s apartment above Sabrina’s, and played music from her collection, dancing to the Ronettes and the Rolling Stones in her small living room. Before the night was over, Nico and Natalya had revealed their birthmarks, ass cheeks side-by-side. Matt had snapped a picture with his iPhone. He laughed now, remembering the proud smiles on their faces as they looked at him over their shoulders, mooning him in tandem. They may not be who they said they were, but they were a lot of fun. And Natalya, a brunette under her blonde wig, was a knockout with a sweet face and an even sweeter body. Now she was calling him.Matt took a shower and when he
From the Publisher
National bestselling author James LePore's searing, intense novel SONS AND PRINCES riveted readers with its epic depiction of a man caught between crime and conscience. Reviewers were understandably awed:"LePore had me hooked from the very first line, which is not hard to do when you're asked to envision body parts showing up in a suitcase... . An absolute must-read!"- The Celebrity Café"LePore writes a captivating story nearly impossible to put down. His characters are both memorable and frightening... . This is an outstanding book, destined to be a classic."- Pick of the Literate"If you have not read a book from Mr. LePore you are missing out...hard-hitting characters, a strong story line, and a craving for more!"- Cheryl's Book NookNow LePore returns with a sequel to SONS AND PRINCES. It is eight years later and life has changed overwhelmingly for Chris Massi and his son Matt. Chris now possesses more power than he ever could have imagined. But with power comes considerable, unremitting risk. And when Matt finds himself drawing the attention of the Russian Mafia, the risks become all too immediate and the reaction all too crucial. As the circle widens to include Chris's daughter and the woman that has surprisingly captured Matt's heart, Chris must make moves that could make him and his entire family vulnerable.Rippling with tension, THE FIFTH MAN is a story of strength and consequences, of the price of the past and the perilous path to the future. It is James LePore at the height of his storytelling skills.
About the Author
James LePore is an attorney who has practiced law for more than two decades. He is also an accom-plished photographer. He lives in South Salem, NY with his wife, artist Karen Chandler. He is the author of four other novels, A WORLD I NEVER MADE, BLOOD OF MY BROTHER, SONS AND PRINCES, and GODS AND FATHERS, as well as a collection of three short stories, ANYONE CAN DIE.