A DARK COMEDY CRIME CAPER
SCAM A-LAMA DING DONG
CON THE ROCK STAR SERIES BOOK 1
“Hilarious! I lost sleep because I kept wanting to know what happened next.” Amazon Review ★★★★★
Rock star Marc Charles hates being messed with by crooked con artists. Ambushed by a Show Business organisation operating a Mafia-like scam to scalp him, Marc’s got to fight back to survive. And he can play dirty too!
Can he beat the “Pay-to-Play” scammers? Can he trust his horny, tough-as-nails agent now that her company has been taken over by the scumbag corporation?
SCAM A-LAMA HARDBALL
CON THE ROCK STAR SERIES BOOK 2
“If a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is.” – Michael Douglas
“Love it. I think Marc is a super cool character…” Amazon Review ★★★★★
A secret enemy from the Rock Star’s past is plotting to wreck his comeback plans. Is this the ball-buster that will kill his career? Lured by a spectacular new album offer, Rock Star Marc Charles discovers he’s the target of trickery and a dodgy contract in a sneaky plot to con him. There’s something underhand going on with the mysterious overseas organisation behind the album offer.
SCAM A-LAMA PAYBACK
CON THE ROCK STAR SERIES BOOK 3
“Revenge is sweet, and not fattening.” – Alfred Hitchcock
Revenge, lust, betrayal, greed, the irresistible pull of stardom, and the Tax Man breathing down his neck. Rock star Marc Charles must deal with all this and more, just when he’s poised to relaunch his career.
Caught up in this mire is Ricky Singh. He wants to do the right thing to help Marc – but, as he discovers, it could be dangerous.
What readers are saying
“I lost sleep because I kept wanting to find out what happens next!”
“Funny and Engrossing”
“Very funny and entertaining book”
“… brings me many memories of my past”
“Unique and Exciting”
SCAM A-LAMA TRIPLE WHAMMY
CON THE ROCK STAR SERIES BOXSET, BOOKS 1 -3
It takes an outrageous scam to re-ignite the passion of legendary Aussie Rock Star Marc Charles.
Until then, he has been just cruising, resting on his fading reputation. But now Marc’s hell-bent on beating the sleazy mafia-like scam and rebooting his career. But can he succeed?
It all starts with SCAM A-LAMA DING DONG, a hilarious dark satirical comedy that leaves readers hooting for more. But as always, other scammers are lurking in the background waiting to pounce, and sure enough a mysterious overseas organisation suddenly offers Marc a spectacular album deal in SCAM A-LAMA HARDBALL. Desperate to make a comeback, Marc falls for the offer until he discovers there’s a catch. Isn’t there always? An awful song is part of the deal. Marc’s challenge is to re-write it and turn it into a hit. Trouble is, he hasn’t written a hit in decades! Can he do it and pull off a cheeky plot twist to fast-track to success?
Rock Dinosaur Marc’s past comes back to bite him in SCAM A-LAMA PAYBACK. Now that Marc’s got a hit single and an album, his former publisher schemes to get a dodgy new publishing contract with him. But Marc has learned how to fight back with a mind-blowing plot of his own. Aided and abetted by two feisty women, his tough-as-nails Agent, Felicity, and an old flame, the Contessa, now a world-renowned sculptor, plus his long-time mates Howie and Tony, Marc inches ever closer to the big finish!. In the words of legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock – “Revenge is sweet and not fattening”.
Humorous crime fiction author Jinx James was born in the UK, and lives in Australia. He has worked in music, advertising, and TV comedy.
He has always been fascinated by charisma, satire, and what makes people laugh. These are the elements he aims for in all his stories.
His love of Classic Rock and Soul and the thrills and spills of showbiz take centre stage in his new series starring ageing rock star Marc Charles. It’s a thrilling crime scam series with scandal, dodgy schemes and even dodgier contracts, plus intrigue, sexy back-up singers and, of course, dark humour.
Dark Comedy Crime
The Volga Olga Scam
All rock star Marc Charles wants to do is get on with promoting his new album,
but life, love and lust intervene when a dodgy Russian mail order bride tries to run a heartless scam on one of his mates.
A short comedy crime caper to read in one laugh-out loud sitting.
As Marc says – “Up yours, Babushka!”
DEAD FUNNY #1
DEAD FUNNY confirms that the world is as crazy and off-kilter as you always suspected. It’s an outrageous quartet of Noir-Ha-Ha short stories throbbing with dark humour and suspense. It focuses a dark satirical light on the lives of four very different, but equally ballsy women who cross a moral line to get what they want.
Dead Funny #2
Funny things happen on the way to a murder …