Before The Vending Machine Shootout

Edgar decided to end the corruption — even if paying with his life was the only way out

Summer’s thick dust turns to mud when winter rains fall over Pacoima, an enclave in the northeast San Fernando Valley, a place that’s blue-collar to the max and totally alien to the Los Angeles lifestyle of glitz and glamour.



True crime accounts and crime fiction tales with research and excerpts from the Tom Stone Detective Stories, a thriller-adventure crime story series available on Amazon.

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Don is co-author of the Tom Stone Detective novels on Amazon and writes content for businesses. Visit Don Simkovich Amazon.