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Alex lived through the war, but will he survive the peace?

Jewish gang member, Alex comes back from the Great War almost destroyed by the horrors he has seen. When he is plucked from certain death by an old friend, he commits to making so much money he’ll never know that agony again.

But the route to the top is fraught with danger and every time he helps one of his powerful friends like Al Capone, he acquires more enemies who want to see him dead. When organised crime financier, Arnold Rothstein dies, the turmoil caused by his loss sets in train a chain of events which means Alex must once more fight for his life. How far would you go to attain your American dream?

The second book in the Alex Cohen series is a violent historical novel, which tears through the Prohibition years of the Jewish New York mob. Leopold Borstinski’s gripping crime noir pierces the heart of every reader like a bullet from Alex’s sniper rifle.

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Format

Kindle, eBook, Paperback

Genre

Crime, Historical Fiction, Thriller

Series

Alex Cohen

Publication Year

2020

Series Order

2

Kindle ISBN

9781913313166

eBook ISBN

9781013313173

Paperback ISBN

9781913313180

Publisher

Sobriety Press

Author

Leopold Borstinski

 

Description

Alex lived through the war, but will he survive the peace?

Jewish gang member, Alex comes back from the Great War almost destroyed by the horrors he has seen. When he is plucked from certain death by an old friend, he commits to making so much money he’ll never know that agony again.

But the route to the top is fraught with danger and every time he helps one of his powerful friends like Al Capone, he acquires more enemies who want to see him dead. When organised crime financier, Arnold Rothstein dies, the turmoil caused by his loss sets in train a chain of events which means Alex must once more fight for his life. How far would you go to attain your American dream?

The second book in the Alex Cohen series is a violent historical novel, which tears through the Prohibition years of the Jewish New York mob. Leopold Borstinski’s gripping crime noir pierces the heart of every reader like a bullet from Alex’s sniper rifle.

Grab your copy NOW.

Additional Information

Format

Kindle, eBook, Paperback

Genre

Crime, Historical Fiction, Thriller

Series

Alex Cohen

Publication Year

2020

Series Order

2

Kindle ISBN

9781913313166

eBook ISBN

9781013313173

Paperback ISBN

9781913313180

Publisher

Sobriety Press

Author

Leopold Borstinski

Reviews

Reviews

  1. leopoldb

    “The author has some brilliant characters and a totally addictive read.” Me and My Books

  2. leopoldb

    “East Side Hustler is a fast paced crime thriller. This is not my first Leopold Borstinski novel and this has to be one of my favourites.” Forever the Wanderer

  3. leopoldb

    “This series is a gritty look at life on the streets of New York. A no-holds-barred historical noir novel with a lead character that you shouldn’t like, but you won’t be able to help yourself.” damppebbles

  4. leopoldb

    “This [book] was simply amazing. I found myself being absorbed by the story since page one. The descriptions were absolutely amazing.” Phannie the Ginger Bookworm

  5. leopoldb

    ★★★★☆ “The author has a writing style that is easy to get used to and easy to get along with. He instantly draws you into the story and he then takes you on an at times scary adventure.” GingerBookGeek

  6. leopoldb

    “This is book two of a series but I was able to read this as a standalone and I am considering buying the first.” Jaynie’s Book Reviews

  7. leopoldb

    “With a great cast of characters, it’s a thrilling combination of crime and history and a truly insightful glimpse of life in the roaring 20s.” The Haphazardous Hippo

  8. leopoldb

    ★★★★★ “Never a dull moment, you become engrossed in the story from start to finish. I read this in one day the pages turning fast wondering what Alex would have to do next.” Jackie’s Reading Corner

  9. leopoldb

    “I also loved the amount of research Borstinski has put into Jewish gangs in Manhattan and Chicago.” The Bookxpert

  10. leopoldb

    ★★★★☆ “What made me fall in love with this book, though, is the historical aspect – the research and worldbuilding, that brought the fascinating world of the 1920s to life.” Beneath a Thousand Skies

  11. leopoldb

    ★★★★☆ “I think my favorite part of reading this series is spotting the real life historical figures.” PuzzlePaws

  12. leopoldb

    “You can tell the author has worked really hard to create that authentic grown-up gangster noir feel here, and he has pulled it off with some savoir faire, so well done Mr Borstinski.” Brown Flopsy’s Book Burrow

  13. leopoldb

    ★★★★☆ “This is such a good read! It’s racy and pacy, and Alex and all who he draws into his circle are permanently balancing on the knife-edge.” Jan’s Book Buzz

  14. leopoldb

    “I found this to be another brilliant fast-paced page-turner in the Alex Cohen series.” The P Turners Book Blog

  15. leopoldb

    “This is a fast-paced and historical view of gang wars and prohibition in the early part of the 20th century.” The Eclectic Review

  16. leopoldb

    ★★★★☆ “I was hooked from the first few chapters and the book had plenty going on to hold my attention through to the end. It was one of those books I didn’t want to put down and I started and finished it in the same evening.” Donna’s Book Blog

  17. leopoldb

    ★★★★☆ “The pace of book rarely lets up and the writing is inviting and accessible to read. it’s a great story and I’ll be looking forward to reading more of Alex Cohen in the future. Highly Recommended.” Alex J Book Reviews

  18. leopoldb

    ★★★★★ “I was absorbed into the dark life of NY. It was fast paced and thrilling to watch Alex’s life unfold over those ten years. The author definitely has a knack for writing a compelling novel that keeps you glued to the pages.” Jessica Belmont

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