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The Damsel (Alan Grofield, #1)
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Mr Majestyk
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Once, Vincent Majestyk crashed through a jungle with an M-15 and a sack of grenades. Now he works under the open skies of the American Southwest, growing melons on his farm. But a strong-arming punk c…
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