Books tagged: bootleggers

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Daughter Am I
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When twenty-five-year-old Mary Stuart learns she inherited a farm from her recently murdered grandparents -- grandparents her father claimed had died before she was born -- she becomes obsessed with finding out who they were and why someone wanted them dead. "A delightful treasure hunting tale of finding oneself in a most unlikely way." --Publisher's Weekly
O. B. Padgett - A Florida Son
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In a region's history there can be individuals overlooked. One such person is now brought to the forefront of Martin Co.,FL history. This Florida native was "O. B." Padgett. It was the 1920s, a period of bootleggers & outlaws during Prohibition. O. B. was Stuart's Chief of Police and had to deal with outlaws, the most notorious, the Ashley Gang. Things would not go smoothly for this young lawman.
Everything Sucks #6, Easy.
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Moonshine, mayhem, poachers, and dead people. Bitsie could handle it all.
Vincent Mad Dog Coll
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Vincent Coll had a short career in the organized crime world of New York City. His specialty was bootlegging in the Prohibition era. A native of Ireland Vincent was also involved with Jewish and Italian crime figures. Thompson submachine guns, speakeasies, and stylish sedan cars were in vogue in the early 1930s. My ebook was researched from ancestry records and contemporary newspapers of the time.
Charles Lucky Luciano and Vito Genovese The Mafia Murder of Giuseppe Masseria Coney Island, New York April 15, 1931
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Giuseppe Masseria was involved in gambling, bootlegging, and also the food industry racket. Newspapers from the 1930s wrote that his power rivaled that of Al Capone, who he may have worked with or for. It is interesting that Masseria was lured from his base in Harlem to his death some distance away in Coney Island. It was a savage time in the history of organized crime, the beginning of the 1930s.