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May 7, 2012
A New Thriller by Brad Lewis Explores Ancient Conspiracies & International Murder
The Bloomingdale Code is now on Kindle
Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY May 7th, 2012
"The Bloomingdale Code" (ASIN: B007YVXIMA), by Brad Lewis, takes the reader on a monster of a page-turning suspense ride, surrounded by a web of intrigue.
"What if ancient organizations could compromise our own government?" asked author Brad Lewis. "Iran has more than its share of folklore and fact."
Some of the themes featured in “The Bloomingdale Code” include:
*Is ricin poisoning a threat to U.S. citizens?
*Is there still a secret society of doctors dictating global politics?
* Could their history be traced to modern Iran?
*What of the evil pentagram and its medical meaning?
*How is freemasonry linked to Pythagoras?
*The Pythagoreans were a secret society who were vegetarians and ate unleavened bread.
*Why is there a pentagram on George Washington’s Masonic apron?
Brad Lewis is a novelist, biographer, playwright and former actor. As an oral surgeon, he practiced in both New York and Beverly Hills. He has personally/professionally known Henny Youngman, Louise Nevelson, Rodney Dangerfield, Richard Nixon, Frank Sinatra, Willie Mays, Diane Keaton, Hugh Downs, Henry Mancini, Wayne Rodgers, Paul Sorvino, and Henry Kissinger. Lewis is co-author of "My Father, Uncle Miltie," the bestselling biography of fabled comedian Milton Berle, and author of “Hollywood’s Celebrity Gangster, the Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen”, the notorious mobster who mingled with movie stars and politicians.
For more information visit http://www.BradleyLewis.com & http://www.BradleyLewis.org
Available for interviews: email@example.com
Title: The Bloomingdale Code by Brad Lewis
• Publisher: BBL Books; !st edition (April 29, 2012)
• Sold by: Amazon Digital Services
• Language: English
• ASIN: B007YVXIMA
The Bloomingdale Code - An intrigue/suspense addict's dream
The Bloomgdale Code is now on Kindlle
Historical thriller with international murder. A political, conspiracy romp.
Lewis' latest thriller, The Bloomingdale Code, is a well-researched page-turner about secret religious tenets, ancient medical ritual, conspiracies, and modern-day international politics. The action kicks off in serene Beverly Hills where Dr. Mike Nejad reviews a cryptic letter from his stubborn Iranian father, an internationally respected medical researcher. Early one morning, colorful FBI agent Marco Wexler unexpectedly appears at Mike’s house. Mike is suspicious because of Marco’s age and flashes back on his father’s letter. Maybe it was a warning. From Washington, D.C. and a conspiracy within our own government to The Center for Disease Control to a synagogue in Tehran, with an authentic woven history dating back to Hippocrates, Lewis comes up with a thoroughly original monster of a plot that will please even the most faithful conspiracy addicts.
Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster, The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen is now on KINDLE!
Murder, Conspiracy, and Las Vegas ... New Book Reveals True History of Los Angeles Mob
NEW YORK, N.Y. - SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book by a celebrity biographer finally tells the story of Celebrity Gangster Mickey Cohen, the boxer, bodyguard, blackmailer, pimp, bookie czar, gambler, haberdasher, restaurateur, racketeer, thief, and Robin Hoodlum to the poor and dispossessed. "Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster, The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen" (ISBN: 1-929631-65-0), by Brad Lewis, examines the mixed morality life of the Los Angeles-based mobster who reigned from the 1930s until his death in 1976.
Cohen knew everyone-from underworld bosses to politicians, Marilyn Monroe to Frank Sinatra, and Richard Nixon to Reverend Billy Graham.
"I have killed no man in the first place that didn't deserve killing...I had no alternative. It was either my life or their life" -- Mickey Cohen.
"Mickey Cohen would have objected to this book's publication," said the author, Brad Lewis. "His blackmail targets included Marilyn Monroe, Lana Turner, and department store heir Alfred Bloomingdale. The most social of any mobster in history, Mickey bridged the gap between Hollywood, Las Vegas, and Washington. Mickey had the ear of many powerful people, including William Randolph Hearst, Richard Nixon, Reverend Billy Graham, and Washington Post columnist Drew Pearson. Enemies like Robert Kennedy were relentless in trying to topple Mickey."
Some of the facts featured in "Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster" include:
* Frank Sinatra's lifelong relationship to Mickey Cohen. He even asked Mickey above his romantic problems with Ava Gardner.
* How Richard Nixon ran for his first House seat with Mickey Cohen's help and money. And then the Senate!
* The true story of how Meyer Lansky sent Mickey to watch Bugsy Siegel as they began their interests in Las Vegas.
* Mickey's role in finding kidnapped Patty Hearst for her father "Randy".
* Playboy Johnny Stompanato's murder at Lana Turner's house.
* Lyndon Johnson's broken promise to parole Mickey.
* Mickey's extortion schemes that mimic the charges against today's Hollywood sleuth-to-the-stars Anthony Pellicano.
"I found 'Celebrity Gangster' intense, dramatic, a real page turner," said Irwin Winkler, Producer of Goodfellas.
Brad Lewis is a novelist, biographer, playwright and former actor. As an oral surgeon, he practiced in both New York and Beverly Hills. His offices treated numerous celebrities including Richard Nixon, Frank Sinatra, Willie Mays, Diane Keaton, Hugh Downs, Henry Mancini and Henry Kissinger. Lewis is co-author of "My Father, Uncle Miltie," the bestselling biography of fabled comedian Milton Berle.
"Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster" is currently available for purchase at all online booksellers including Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Booksamillion.com and at local bookstores. For more information visit www.BradleyLewis.com.
Brad Lewis will be signing books and making scheduled appearances in New York June 1 - June 7. Available for interviews: (212) 575-9100 or Enigmaeditor@yahoo.com.
Title: Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen
by Brad Lewis
425 pages, 30 halftones
Trade paper $22.00
Publication date: May 28, 2007
U.K. Distribution by Greenhill Books, London.
U.S. and Canadian distribution by Consortium.
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