The Heavy Side

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Pub Date 9 Dec 2019 | Archive Date 21 Feb 2021

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Silicon Valley Tech meets The Cocaine Trade.
Can you program yourself into a winner?


In the San Francisco Bay Area, tech innovation is King, and money is God.

Vik Singh watched his immigrant parents work their fingers to the bone chasing the American Dream. But standing at his father's funeral, he realizes one thing - hustling will get you nowhere. All you need to get rich is one big idea.

And when he meets Los, a small-time drug lord with visions of grandeur, Vik makes a plan worthy of Jobs and Zuckerberg:

Design a drug sale app.
After all, market disruption is everything.

From his comfortable cottage in Lake Tahoe, Vik writes the code that builds a cocaine empire. When his app attracts an infamous drug cartel leader, it seems like a natural expansion move. And for a while, life is Swiss bank accounts, luxe coke parties, and falling in love with Remi, a beautiful and ballsy woman with secrets of her own.

Then he discovers he is being watched.

The DEA is closing in, the cartel is getting suspicious, and he can trust no one. As things heat up, Vik discovers the real price of easy money.

And that price could be his life.

If you're a fan of Breaking Bad, Mr. Robot, and Dark Mirror, this is the book for you. Get your copy right now!

Silicon Valley Tech meets The Cocaine Trade.
Can you program yourself into a winner?


In the San Francisco Bay Area, tech innovation is King, and money is God.

Vik Singh watched his immigrant parents...


Advance Praise

"A literary thriller that's as original as it is mesmerizing."
--Matt Gallagher, author of Youngblood, Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist
 
"A vivid thriller made all the more engrossing by its narrator...Lyrical...Haunting.  Very highly recommended."
--Midwest Book Review
 
"Original, modern and refreshing."
--The BookLife Prize
 
"Fantastic.  An absolute page turner."
--The Biggest Little Library Podcast
 
"One of the smartest and best literary works you will read this decade."
--Caleb Cage, Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen recipient
 
"Rogers' precise language makes the twists of Vik's code as involving as the particulars of his getaway plan in this astute thriller."
--Jenny Shank, author of The Ringer

"A literary thriller that's as original as it is mesmerizing."
--Matt Gallagher, author of Youngblood, Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist
 
"A vivid thriller made all the more engrossing by its...


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