What the Luck?

Brian Cramer Books
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Bill Brabham, a recently divorced and unemployed financial manager from Texas, is a man down on his luck. With nothing left to lose except possibly a few years of his life, he takes a high-risk, high-reward job cleaning up at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.

While in Japan, his luck drastically changes, and everything starts to go right for him. Unfortunately, his new-found luck seems to be coming at the expense of those around him. His investigation into this phenomenon puts him in the middle of a dangerous criminal conspiracy where he must contend with everything from the Yakuza to a sassy teenage girl with a penchant for role-playing.
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About the author

Brian Cramer was born in New Jersey. Because of several failed attempts to escape the mysterious pull of the Garden State, he still lives there. He works for a custom cable assembly manufacturer and enjoys nature,technology, writing, the universe, and a hot cup of tea.

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Publisher
Brian Cramer Books
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Published on
Mar 24, 2015
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Pages
224
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ISBN
9780692247563
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Humorous
Fiction / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure
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This content is DRM free.
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