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Windfall [Kindle Edition]

L. J. Martin
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

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Book Description

David Drake knows what he wants, in the boardroom and the bedroom, and he'll fight the devil himself to get it. But there are powerful, vindictive, ruthless men who want what he must have, and they, too, will stop at nothing to get it. Revenge is a powerful motivation, and winning is the sweetest. From California to the Caribbean, from back alley's to the most swank boardrooms in the land, David scraps with the toughest and most powerful to win what, and who, he loves.


From the boardroom to the bedroom David Drake intends to get what he wants, but some of the country's most powerful and vindictive men stand in his way...and they must have what David wants, no matter the cost. Revenge is a powerful motive, and sometimes winning is the sweetest....


Editorial Reviews

From the Author

L. J. Martin is the author of over 30 book length works from Bantam, Avon, and Pinnacle.  He lives in Montana with his wife, NYT bestselling romantic suspense author Kat Martin.  The Martins travel extensively for their books.  They winter in California, where both were raised.  
L. J. is particularly suited to write a business thriller as he was in the real estate and finance business for the first half of his life, including the brokerage of many premium wine and table grape vineyards, and the development of homes and commercial properties.

From the Inside Flap

L. J. Martin spent the early part of his life in the real estate and finance business in California, working primarily on large agricultural and land development projects.  His knowledge of the industry permeates his classic business thriller...and poignant love story.  WINDFALL is the story of head-to-head gut-wrenching business conflict, and heart-to-heart pulse-pounding, sometimes frustrating, love affair.
But the machinations of the boardroom pale in the heat of the bedrooms, and sometimes rotten underbellies of the backrooms, as powerful men meet their match with equally powerful, and beautiful, women.
Let WINDFALL take you on a wild, raucous, ride that will leave you gasping for breath, yet hoping it never ends.

Product Details

  • File Size: 2493 KB
  • Print Length: 357 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1885339097
  • Publisher: Wolfpack Publishing (November 18, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00381B94O
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #171,268 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Winner by L.J. Martin February 9, 2013
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I've read several of Larry's western novels, so was anxious to read one that takes place in a modern-day "bedroom and boardroom" setting. I wasn't disappointed.

The characters are well-developed and the plot intriguing. I liked moving back and forth between locales, including the ultra-urban San Francisco and the rural ranch. I could easily picture both - and seeing the hero in both helped define his character in interesting ways. Without giving anything away, I have to say that I alternated between loving and hating David - which shows you how well the main character was developed.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another I couldn't put down. February 9, 2013
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I was first introduced to this author with the book Tin AngelI was a virgin to the western read, in Angel and I couldn't but it down. While the style is enough to know it is the same author, I didn't find myself in a repeated or cliche story. I was again a virgin to this genre. I'm actually a little bit annoyed because I don't usually read more than one nonfiction book (exclusive of children's books) but this author is very entertaining..in multiple settings.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Windfall - another novel by L.J.Martin February 9, 2013
By OV
Format:Kindle Edition
The author L.J.Martin is an excellent writer of so many novel books; if you read one or two of his books, you'll want to read more. This book, Windfall, is another great book that intriguing and catching your mind, emotionally experiencing what the main characters in this book are going through.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Kind of good July 9, 2013
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Not much more than a constant romp in the hay as they say. A little less of that kind of filler of falling in and out of bed would be a good start on a better book. Story not too bad when you get through the boring fluff of he did she did stuff.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Annoying April 15, 2013
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First Kindle book I was actually skipping ahead to get it over with. My review would have ended with that one comment but evidently Amazon requires verbosity!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Windfall - a real page turner! February 10, 2013
By Carol M
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Make sure you have enough time when you start reading this fast paced novel, as you'll find it very hard to put down once you start! This is a great read by a great author - if you love a book filled with intrigue, revenge and romance, you won't want to miss this one.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Trip into High finance June 20, 2014
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LJ Martin simply an incredible author.

My wife and I have read all of fictional offerings!

Highly suggest everyone read his works.
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5.0 out of 5 stars One of L.J. Martin's best April 20, 2014
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This book has everything from aerial combat to romance to financial intrigue. The characters are well developed and the reader either loves or hates them as designed. The ending is satisfying. A great read overall.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Not very good.
Biggest waste of time. Enjoyed all his other books, but he fell well short of expect ions with this one.
Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars pretty good
A good read, if a bit deep into the Wall Street trading and Vietnam conflict. Engrossing love story that made me finish the book despite the corporate shenanigans.
Published 13 months ago by J. McFarland
4.0 out of 5 stars Great name for a book...Windfall
First time to read this author. Was a little to explicit for me but over all a excellent book dealing with financial dealings. Read more
Published 17 months ago by Gapch125
2.0 out of 5 stars Longwinded
I did not have the patients to keep on reading this story.
It (the story) keeps going of the track and I was not really interested in in all the personal matters of the people... Read more
Published 18 months ago by John B
4.0 out of 5 stars Windfall
It was an ok book. Some parts I had to skip over ,the details were unnecessary. In the end it was a different ending than I expected.
Published 19 months ago by Diane McKnight
4.0 out of 5 stars Very good read
Any Stuart Woods, or Stephen Hunter fans would love this book. Hard to put down. Finished it in about six sessions. Highly recommend.
Published 20 months ago by Wm
3.0 out of 5 stars Not too bad.
A very outdated book, but not a bad story line. If I had checked to see when the book was written I might not have ordered it.
Published 21 months ago by William Bower
5.0 out of 5 stars I try not to
I try not to start any L.J. Martin books, because I know I'm not going to put it down until I've finished it or my readers battery flatlines. Read more
Published 21 months ago by Little Linda
4.0 out of 5 stars A solid read with a few flaws
This is the third of his books that I have read. He writes multi-dimensional characters who aren't just good or evil, good visual imagery and his plots always entertain. Read more
Published 21 months ago by NPR
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More About the Author

L. J. Martin is the author of over 40 book length works (westerns, historicals, mysteries, thrillers, and non-ficiton), and has written a number of screenplays, one of which was optioned by a major NBC approved producer. His five non-fiction books include: KILLING CANCER (he's a two time cancer survivor), WRITE COMPELLING FICTION, an instructional work for aspiring authors, MYRTLE MAE & THE CREW, a book of cartoons, FROM THE PEA PATCH, a conservative political series of essays, COOKING WILD & WONDERFUL, a cookbook with story content, the CALIFORNIA COCINA, a historical cookbook, BUILDING A GREENHOUSE, a how to book He also does manuscript acquisition for Wolfpack Publishing, which has many other writers featured on it's publication and sales site. L. J. and his wife Kat live in Montana in the Spring, Summer, and Fall and on the California coast in the Winter. His wife, Kat Martin, is a NYT bestsellling, internationally published, romantic suspense and historical romance author published in over a dozen foreign languages and in 2 dozen countries. When not writing, L. J. is cooking and developing recipes for his webpage www.wolfpackranch.com, hunting, fishing, or hauling his cameras around the high country, or promoting their careers. He has two dozen novels and non-fiction works listed on Amazon and Kindle. Join him on facebook on his author page L. J. Martin, his cooking page The Kitchen at Wolfpack Ranch, and his personal page Larry J. Martin. Search youtube for ljmartinwolfpack to view one of the one hundred twenty five videos he has posted.

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