Authors: Christopher Smith
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help with this book and other assistance, I’m particularly grateful to Erich
Kaiser, my parents Ross Smith and Ann Smith, Justin Libby, Margaret Nagle,
Reese Inman, Kevin Brockus, John Campbell, Brandi Doane, J. Carson Black, Scott
Nicholson, Jackie Kennedy, Tyler Thiede, Trish Luckett, Anna Dobson, Sandy
Dunham, Donna McKune, Lynn La Rue, Chris Casarino, John Michalak, Ricardo Sime,
Kathy Routhier Parker, Heather Moore, Angela Brown, Gretchen Weller, Judi
Warrington, David Nemeth, Ellen Beck, Martine Bound, Maria DeLalla, Judy
Stambaugh, Bunny Marks, Vanessa Thomas, Debra McCann, Diane Cormier, Lisa
Smith, Blanche, the team at Odyl, my friends at UMaine, and my amazing
accountant and financial advisor, Jaime Berube. To all of you, I appreciate it.
I also would
like to thank my readers, who are the best.
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thanks to the Amazon team, particularly Christopher Carlin, who has been
indispensable and helpful on so many levels for which I’m grateful.
Chris, a special thank you to you.
You literally have opened doors.
like to thank my friends Ted Adams and Bari Khan for exposing me to the darker
side of Manhattan, even if they didn’t know they were doing so at the time; to
those other unnamed men and women who introduced the author to the real
Manhattan while I researched this book; and to friends, old and new, all of
whom either helped to shape this book or who offered support as it was written.
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The Fifth Avenue
The Bullied Series
A novel by:
New York City
Amused to be here again, Vincent Spocatti stepped out of the
limousine, cut through the crowds on
and moved into the absolute quiet of the Manhattan Enterprises
It had been three years
since he’d been in this towering monster of glass and steel, and he hadn’t
missed any of it.
He moved across the lobby, held up an ID for the guard
sitting at the front desk and was asked to move to the hallway at his
Spocatti did and approached a
private elevator, which opened for him when he neared it.
, he thought.
He was about to meet the man who was the executor of Louis
Ryan’s will and he couldn’t help wondering exactly how many Redmans he’d be
asked to knock off this time.
He assumed it would be those who hadn’t died the first time
Even in death, who knew with Ryan?
Maybe there were others he wanted
Spocatti to take down.
One can hope.
The elevator stopped on the forty-ninth floor.
The doors whisked open and Spocatti was
faced with a younger man who resembled him—just under six feet, muscular,
dark hair, a handsome face drained of emotion.
“This way, Mr. Spocatti.”