Master storyteller Michael B. Druxman turns history and literature topsy-turvy in six unforgettable fiction tales:
“The Old Coot.”
“Dracula Meets Jack the Ripper”
“Big Al and Desperate Dan”
“The Space Ship”
History tells us that in 1888, the elusive serial killer, Jack the Ripper, terrorized the Whitechapel District of London. Scotland Yard was baffled. That same year, Jack met his match when he crossed paths with the dreadfully evil Count Dracula.
On July 22, 1934, notorious bank robber John Dillinger was shot dead by the FBI in front of Chicago’s Biograph Theater. On September 17, 1941, in Miami Beach, Florida, John Dillinger met with the former “King of Chicago,” mobster Al Capone, to plan the biggest heist of his career.
In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson completed the Louisiana Purchase with France’s Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. The price was 4¢ per acre. In 2011, Napoleon decided that he wanted his land back.
“An amazing, wildly inventive collection of short stories. Full of killer-dialogue and surprising, entertaining twists, Michael Druxman has written a winner!” –Thomas B. Sawyer, author of the bestselling thriller, No Place To Run.