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The Autobiography of our Beloved
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Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this book you'll follow the life of Inez Faultner Proffitt Hanes spanning from 1910 - 2001. This touching and honest look back on her life, spanning over 90 years, was written in her own hand and published in limited edition by her family.
O. B. Padgett - A Florida Son
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
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.
Night Wine: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,830. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Night Wine traces the experiences of a determined young immigrant winemaker, Amerigo Pugliesi. His struggles over the forces of weather, Prohibition, and prejudice provide the backdrop for this unique novel set in the California wine country.
Tokeen Hills
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
An action packed novel that chronicles the lives of Wade and Christine through the wide open spaces of Texas and Arizona before settling on a piece of land called Tokeen Hills.
Side Dish of Death for 8: Whaddya Mean 'Honor Among Thieves'..?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family activities
Chicago, 1921. Prohibition is in its early years, but business is booming under the rule of gangs led by George "Bugs" Moran, Dion O'Bannion, and the recently deceased Ricardo Cappelli. With Cappelli dead, representatives of the three factions meet in neutral territory in the hopes of peacefully resolving the issue of succession... (An interactive, dinner-party mystery for 8 players)
Side Dish of Death for 10: Whaddya Mean 'Honor Among Thieves'..?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Chicago, 1921. Prohibition is in its early years, but business is booming under the rule of gangs led by George "Bugs" Moran, Dion O'Bannion, and the recently deceased Ricardo Cappelli. With Cappelli dead, representatives of the three factions meet in neutral territory in the hopes of peacefully resolving the issue of succession... (An interactive, dinner-party mystery for 10 players)
Side Dish of Death for 12: Whaddya Mean 'Honor Among Thieves'..?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Camden Park Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Chicago, 1921. Prohibition is in its early years, but business is booming under the rule of gangs led by George "Bugs" Moran, Dion O'Bannion, and the recently deceased Ricardo Cappelli. With Cappelli dead, representatives of the three factions meet in neutral territory in the hopes of peacefully resolving the issue of succession... (An interactive, dinner-party mystery for 12 players)
The Search for Al Capone's Diary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Where is Al Capone’s fortune? He went to prison knowing he’d have to buy his way out. He hid his stash so his associates couldn’t find it. The telling clues lay in his diary, never found until now. Its location was known to only one person. Other surprising clues surface that shockingly point the finger to someone very unsuspected. Will history assist or hinder this investigation?
Line by Line
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 125,260. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The 1930s: As the Great Depression deepens and her family disintegrates, Maddy Skobel flees her central Ohio town—by freight train—determined to make her own way. Learning to survive as a hobo while facing hardship, danger, and violence, Maddy must discover her own resourcefulness and strengths.