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Cancer Survivor Writes and Runs to Inspire

In Vegas Only Bookstore by Jackie Brett

REAL LIFE WONDER WOMAN by Jackie Brett “Wonder Woman” the movie was a big hit this year but the character is fictional. Here’s an introduction to Las Vegas resident and transcontinental runner Helene Neville who is the real McCoy. Last month, Neville at age 56 finished her seven-year, 12,955-mile solo run across every state in the continental United States, becoming …

A Vampire In Vegas Part IV: “Keeping Things Kosher”

In Vegas Only Bookstore by Christine McKellar

(The last chapter of this four-part “fiction” short story. Happy Halloween!) A Vampire In Vegas Part IV  by Christine L. McKellar “Keeping Things Kosher”   Ah, Greg, the handsome, sculpted young man who I had flirted so carelessly (and I’m sure shamelessly) with in the first place (although truth be told, Greg is 125 years my senior–go figure) has pulled through. He’s …

A Vampire in Vegas Part III “It’s Lonely Out There”

In Vegas Only Bookstore by Christine McKellar

(Each week in October as a “treat”  I post a segment of this four-part “fictional” short story. Happy Halloween!) A Vampire In Vegas Part III by Christine L. McKellar “It’s Lonely Out There” Since my original self died and I became a new and revised entity on October 1, does that mean I am no longer an impulsive, optimistic, happy-go-lucky Aries? Am …

A Vampire in Vegas Part II: A Midnight Mid-Death Climacteric Crisis

In Vegas Only Bookstore by Christine McKellar

(Each week in October as a “treat”  I post a segment of this four-part “fictional” short story. Happy Halloween!) A VAMPIRE IN VEGAS PART II: “A Midnight Mid-Death Climacteric Crisis” by Christine McKellar   I’m a tad bit more than mildly claustrophobic. Following my disastrous tryst at a Vegas nightclub last week, wherein I allowed myself to be seduced into immortality by a …

A Vampire in Vegas Part 1: “The Gift That Keeps on Giving”

In Vegas Only Bookstore by Christine McKellar

(Each week in October as a “treat”  I post a segment of this four-part “fictional” short story. Happy Halloween!) A Vampire In Vegas by Christine L. McKellar Part I “The Gift That Keeps On Giving” I became one of the undead a week ago. It happened at a nightclub on the Las Vegas Strip where I really had no business being—not at …

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The Battle For Las Vegas by Dennis Griffin

In Vegas Only Bookstore by Christine McKellar

  The Battle For Las Vegas From the 1970s through the mid-1980s, the Chicago Outfit dominated organized crime in Las Vegas. Unreported revenue, known as the “skim,” from Outfit-controlled casinos made its way out of Vegas by the bagful, ending up in the coffers of the Windy City crime bosses and their confederates around the Midwest. To ensure the smooth …