Kings of Brighton Beach Episode #3: Part 1: Gangsters with Guns

Romance, Mystery & Thrillers, General Fiction

By D. B. Shuster

Publisher : Crime Bytes Media

ABOUT D. B. Shuster

D. B. Shuster
D. B. Shuster is married to a Russian man, who regularly assures her he is not a member of the mob. By day, she is a professor of Sociology, and her research keeps her busy with facts and numbers. By night, she lets her imagination run free. Sometimes she sleeps. She lives in New York with More...


Kings of Brighton Beach Series
In Brighton Beach, the largest Russian immigrant community in America, criminals and spies live among hardworking immigrants. The mafia rules with an invisible hand that reaches from beyond the former Iron Curtain. Ruthless men vie to reign as kings over their profitable corners of Little Odessa, and no one can be trusted. Not even family.

Part 1: Gangsters with Guns
At fourteen Vlad escaped his violent father and the criminal soup of Brighton Beach. Now, twenty years later, he will reclaim his father’s place in the Russian mafia if he can survive.

Episode #3
Vlad’s life depends on keeping Artur’s trust. Yet, he may have just been assigned mission impossible. Only hours after he takes on his newest assignment as Inna’s bodyguard, mafia war erupts in Brighton Beach. Vlad’s shoot-first methods attract police attention and possibly murder charges, but the cops are the least of his problems as rumors surface about spies and federal agents lurking undercover. To keep Inna safe, Vlad must fight a war on more than one front with hidden enemies masquerading as allies and international stakes reaching far beyond this little corner of Brooklyn.