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Cobb's Landing
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Publisher:  A-Argus Better Book Publishers ISBN-10:  0981907555 Type: 


Copyright:  May 1, 2008 ISBN-13:  9780981907550

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From the days of prohibition to modern times, this debut novel by MN author, Duane Schwartz, follows the saga of Cobb's Landing, a favorite rest stop to whiskey running gangsters of the past. Safe from the scrutiny of the law, underworld figures were free to frohlic, gamble, and drink undistrubed until the rape of a teenaged girl rifles a placid town to take action.

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Providing refuge from the gangster wars of the Prohibition days, Cobb’s Landing became a haven for the leaders of organized crime and a location where they were free to frolic and party. The wild and careless actions roused the town to become a gang of vigilantes determined to rout the high-flying gangsters from their locale. Surviving a personal tragedy and deliberately prevented from associating with his mobster grandfather, Adam Bell was determined never to return to the scene where his family had been destroyed. Still, something was calling to him, something from the past, something that hovered over him. Could it be tied to the gorgeous Maggie Bartell, someone that he should know? But how? From when? And, from where?
Adventure, action, passion, love and intrigue abound in Schwartz’s exciting tale of the development of a lifelong bond which is held in place by the terrible secrets of three youngsters whose lives are molded by the incidents of one, long-ago day. 
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"Sheriff Morgan shot her", Frankie Beletucci told his friend, Jake.

"I know," Jake said. He brushed at a fresh tear. It had been Amelia, his Amelia, who had been shot. The last he saw of her, she was being carried, bleeding and sobbing, to a waiting airplane. "Let's go find Jonah Cobb. He'll know what to do."

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Well researched and written story about crime...
"Cobb's Landing", by author Duane Schwartz is a MUST READ for anyone interested in organized crime and gangster conflicts during the exciting prohibition days.

This book is a spellbinding account of dangerous undertakings, crafty plots involved in sinister ends, treachery, lies and intimate relations.

I've read a many crime stories by various authors but this one had me turning pages with all the anticipation of a suspense novel.

I would most definitely recommend this book to anyone interested in a book filled with exciting adventure, mystery, suspense and intrigue.

Definitely a fun book worth the read, pretty hard to put down.

-Mike K Nelson

I couldn't put it down
Cobb's Landing pleasantly surprised me and opened me up to a new genre. A book that made me laugh, cry, feel a connection to the characters, and make me unable to put it down - I truly enjoyed the story and the history that came in Cobb's Landing. I am very much looking forward to the author's next publication. VERY WELL DONE!!!

Cobb's Landing..What a wonderful book!
I found myself being drawn into the book because of the believable characters and the story line. To the author..job well done. Can't wait to read another book by this author.

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Reader Reviews for "Cobb's Landing"

Reviewed by Robin Burkett 3/6/2011
Cobb's Landing was a very well written book. The Author was incredible in writing this book. I couldn't put it down. I felt a connection to the characters. Incredible.
Reviewed by betty schwartz 9/4/2010
Most girls get their fair share of compliments from their husband, but mine comes in writing for all the world to see. If you read no more of Cobbs Landing, read the dedication.

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