OLD BRIDGE, N.J (PRWEB) August 30, 2014
In a world rife with societal problems and endless showdown for global dominion, author Alfred V. Cafiero weaves a compelling story set in the Mid-West that reflects the common dilemma most citizens face today. “Electra” (published by Xlibris) will take readers on a journey full of hope and a promise of a better tomorrow.
A utopian type city and the envy of every city in the U.S., Electra provides its citizens with the benefit of good government. But the advantage of superior amenities lulled the people into complacency, believing that their good life would last forever. This lead them to stop participating in civic affairs, and thus, neglecting their right to vote. Soon, their indifference gives way for criminal elements to establish a foothold in city government. The tentacles of corruption penetrate every office, and the once great city is now degenerated into one of crime and vice. There is the rampant rise of gambling, prostitution and drugs.
It is up to two wealthy individuals to restore the city to its former glory by combining their resources, influence and expertise in a resourceful yet questionable plan. One of them is Calvin Cain, a man who came from humble beginnings but paved his way to wealth and greatness through his intelligence and fearless nature. He is the architect of the plan. He is helped by John Winthrop Hamilton III, a philanthropist and the moral guide in executing the plan into fruition. Although daring, dangerous and unethical, will this viable plan succeed?
A fast-paced gripping read, “Electra” has everything readers would want in a book – danger, suspense, excitement, history, romance, sex and a unique solution to a vexing problem.
By Alfred V. Cafiero
Hardcover | 6x9in | 172 pages | ISBN 9781499031317
Softcover | 6x9in | 172 pages | ISBN 9781499031300
E-Book | 172 pages | ISBN 9781499031324
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Alfred V. Cafiero was born on June 5, 1926, in New York City, and was educated through the New York City public school system. After high school, he was inducted into military service in 1944 and served with the 33rd Infantry Division in the South Pacific Theater of Operation. After being discharged from military service, he enrolled at Hunter College in New York City and graduated in 1951 with a degree in chemistry and mathematics. He is the author of the novel “Vengeance,” and his autobiography, “The Life and Times of Albert Capo.” He is physically active all his life: cycling, swimming, and skiing. He currently resides in Old Bridge Township, with his wife of 59 years, and has two sons and four grandchildren.
Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.