Books tagged: bootlegging

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A Singularly Unsuitable Word
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bootleggers. Prohibition. The primeval Florida swamp. And eight-year-old Lila cowering on the riverbank as a drunken man hauls her teen-aged sister Iris away at gunpoint. If Iris fades away into the night with Jeb Gibson, Lila will never see her sister again. Gibson has every reason to think that he can get away with murder and more. But Gibson doesn't know little Lila...
They Call Me Korney
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In one of Buffalo's most blood-soaked crime tales, this is the story of the bloody reign of Polish gangster John "Korney" Kwiatkowski, which ended with one of his friends in the electric chair. Before the end came, Korney masterminded robberies all over the city, leading a gang of violent thugs, dubbed the Korney Gang, while he maintained a facade of gentility. A true story set during Prohibition.
Moon Pies
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
There’s no way a woman from a small farm town in northern Illinois can be prepared when her future mother-in-law spits chew into a Campbell’s soup can. But when the boyfriend invited her to join him in the hills of Georgia for a family reunion, chewing tobacco was only the start of many surprises. She doesn't anticipate, however, that she would be the cause for the family being run out of town.
The Naked Ghost
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The piano plays torch songs, and the fluffy house cat has mischievous habits that transcend even the paranormal. Then there's that little wet dog. Atlanta gay couple Whit and Casey find the country home of their dreams, but they find out it's haunted. After some scary adventures they buy the place, but can't decide whether to move in. The sexy ghosts turn out to be pre-incarnations of themselves.
The Bootlegger
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Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Ben, a nine-year-old Navajo boy wonders how his father supports his family. One afternoon he follows him to find out. A middle-grade/ YA short story.
Senate Proof
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Thrilling novel about an unlikely duo that happens to stumble across a generations old bootleg distillery outside of Washington, DC. With connections reaching into the Senate and Supreme Court, the old guard tries to cover up an old crime that haunts the group. Characters aren't quite who they seem to be as the body count rises and the duo goes on the run.
Rachael's Legacy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels in distance and time to discover her secret past in the Mennonite country of rural Wellington County. Her journey is filled with intrigue, gangsters, whisky running and romance.
Angel Valence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,300. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by ASJ Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ineke Valence: Single mother of one. Blond. A drinker in spite of prohibition. Resident of Staten Island. The Angel of New York: The law's gun for hire, the one they send when the job gets too risky, a thief, or bodyguard, or murderess... A former spy of the Russian Revolution.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
In 1926, single mother Birdy Whitaker thought her life revolved around her bootlegging boyfriend, Sidney Allen. Sidney, a "high yellow" gangster with a penchant for passing as white, leaves Birdy alone too often as he builds a career in the moonshine business. Lonely and heartbroken, Birdy must decide what she wants more in life; being Sidney's wife or seeking her own happiness.
Gold-Diggers, Gamblers And Guns (A Jazz Age Mystery #3)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Galveston Gazette society reporter Jazz Cross longs to cover hard news, but she's stuck writing up gossip tidbits. When Fed Agent beau James Burton is framed for murder, they must prove his innocence. Downtown Gang leader Nounes forces her barkeep brother, Sammy Cook, to do his dirty work. After a bookie is murdered, Jazz delves into the gambling underworld. A soft-boiled historical mystery.