Buying Options

Kindle Price: $13.57
includes tax, if applicable

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Kindle App Ad
Angel Face by [Stephen Solomita]

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.

Angel Face Kindle Edition

3.6 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from

Length: 192 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

FREE expedited delivery and up to 50% off RRP on select top books.
Explore our selection of bestsellers, new releases, children's books, fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks and more. T&Cs apply. Shop now

Product description


A gorgeous high-class prostitute and a cold-blooded killer meet cute.Angela Tamanaka has spent a lifetime being irresistible. Although her friends call her Angel, an angel she's not. She's a professional hired out to fat-cat clients who can afford to splurge for the special eroticism she brings to her calling. Racketeer Ricky Ditto is one such. It's on entering Ricky's opulent apartment that Angel initially encounters Leonard Carter. He too has a professional engagement with Ricky, in fulfillment of which he neatly places a bullet hole in the middle of the gangster's forehead. Carter's no angel either. He's ex-Special Forces, having spent a decade fighting and killing in the hardest places the U.S. deploys its military. More recently, however, he's gone into business for himself, taking on the sort of contract work of the kind that's introduced him to Ricky. Stunned by the swiftness of it all, a terrified Angel can only assume that she's next, that this super cool and competent hit man will choose to eliminate witnesses, but when his first words to her are "Did you touch anything?" she rightly concludes that he, like the many others before him, has been well and truly smitten. So bad boy meets naughty girl, they click, have great sex, then team together to chase the MacGuffin: $500,000 of someone else's payoff.Solomita (Mercy Killing, 2010, etc.) serves up a spare, fast, unlikely noir romance that turns out to be highly entertaining.Kirkus Reviews on Angel Face

Six years out of the army, in which he was a member of the elite Delta Force, Leonard Carter is a New York hit man, but he only eliminates people on the wrong side of the law. When he shoots mobster Ricky Ditto, he's confronted with an unexpected witness, beautiful prostitute Angela ("Angel") Tamanaka, known to her clients as Angel Face. Since Carter expects that the cops and Ricky's vengeful brother, Bobby, may be after both him and Angel, the two form an alliance, not only for protection but also to recover a large cache of money that Ricky claimed to possess. For intelligence help, Carter enlists his former antagonist, Lieutenant Solly Epstein of the NYPD Organized Crime Control Bureau, who has money problems. Carter, humanized by his grief over the death of his sister, seems virtually invincible as he tackles the bad guys in front of him. Like Dexter, he is a mass murderer who commands sympathy, and, as the ending hints, he appears to have an intriguing future ahead of him. Top-notch hard-boiled crime fiction.Booklist Reviews on Angel Face --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

Stephen Solomita is the author of several critically acclaimed thrillers, including ""Damaged Goods
About the Reader
Jason Culp has been featured on the soap operas ""General Hospital, ""Days of Our Lives, and ""Another World, and appeared in the film ""Skinheads. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

Product details

  • File size : 655 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 192 pages
  • Publisher : Severn House Publishers (1 March 2012)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B0078XG04C
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.6 out of 5 stars 3 ratings
click to open popover

Customer reviews

3.6 out of 5 stars
3.6 out of 5
3 global ratings
5 star
4 star 0% (0%) 0%
3 star 0% (0%) 0%
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star
How are ratings calculated?

Review this product

Share your thoughts with other customers

Top reviews from Australia

There are 0 reviews and 0 ratings from Australia

Top reviews from other countries

Jacques I. deRemer
5.0 out of 5 stars A great story, with compelling new characters
Reviewed in the United States on 27 February 2013
Verified Purchase
Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Could not put it down
Reviewed in the United States on 25 April 2017
Verified Purchase
Katherine G. Potter
1.0 out of 5 stars Angel Face of Violence
Reviewed in the United States on 25 October 2012
Verified Purchase