Books tagged: prohibition

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Riders of the Wind
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 219,020. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Riders of the Wind is a fascinating tale of romance and adventure in the pioneering world of aviation. The story follows the lives of Charlie and Doretta Cross through the exciting skies of 1930s America, through the prohibition era, the formation of the infant airlines, and ultimately to the mystery of the Amazon jungles. This is the first novel of the epic “Riders of the Wind” series.
His Smoke, Her Roses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Film-Noir
Film noir "His Smoke, Her Roses" by Chandra Jayne. A girl's coming-of-age thriller set in 1930s. Kansas City in the Thirties seemed wholesome as the town of Mayberry but was impervious as Gotham City. Haven to bootleggers and farmers, the city promised everything but freedom to a young woman Carthage who flees her violent family on the coat tails of a gangster with a crying disorder. Love? Maybe.
Assateague Rum Runners
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Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fiction story of rum and scotch being unloaded to Assateague Island during prohibition. The schooner anchored offshore and the whiskey was brought to shore by small boats. A storm approached and the ocean becomes nasty. Also love in the Valley of Kings plus a soldier waits as a scimitar is being sharpened.
La Immigrata- Book Two
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 189,420. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
This book continues where La Immigrata- Book One leaves off. Continue your journey with Annie and Joe as they return to America, only to find many things have changed. How did Prohibition and the Great Depression affect our immigrant family? What tactics did they use to ensure their survival? This history is well researched and easy to read.
Cape Light
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1933. The nation is in Depression. Prohibition is skidding to an end. A New York City lawyer, takes a "collection" assignment on Cape Cod. He's either to find a missing shipment of scotch, or to collect its worth from the locals who for years have paid bills with nighttime work. The lawyer finds a lost love and a couple of young summer actors, and a new President.
On the Border: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Harry started running rum when his pa ran off to California and his ma got too sick to work - but tonight's the first time he's let his little brother Sam come along. Sam doesn't understand how Harry does it: he's got some special connections to keep clear of the Prohibition Agents, but who are they are and where are they from? One thing's for sure: they're from a lot further away than Canada.
Rekindling Motives
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Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jolie Gentil appraises the Fisher house & dances with a skeleton hidden in the attic. She & friend Scoobie see a link to the family's Prohibition era business & seek clues from old photo albums and ledgers. A present day murder says they're on the right track. Between running a food pantry at Christmas time and escaping a burning building they hope to find the killer before someone else is hurt.
Mafia Messiah
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Mafia Messiah chronicles the life of a baby boomer with a made man for grandfather. The book has been hailed as "The Wonder Years" meets "The Godfather".
Retribution
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
July, 1939. Mark “Mose” Mosely is an enforcer for the Cleveland mob. The Cleveland families have been operating under an uneasy truce since the end of prohibition and the “sugar wars” that prohibition spawned but now everything is in flux. Eliot Ness has moved east from Chicago to clean up Cleveland the way he did the Windy City and the families are on edge. The city is sweltering through a record heat wave when the bodies start to pile up. The first hit goes down outside a safe house Mose is guarding. Was Mose the intended target, or his boss, Big Mike Tolliver, or Tolliver’s mistress? Mose has only a few days to discover who is behind the violence and bring retribution before a new mob war breaks out. Adding to the chaos, Tolliver’s mistress says she is in love with Mose. Can Mose stay alive long enough to stop the war?
It Can't Happen Here
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Current events, politics and economics point toward dangerous instability for our Republic. We need to look forward in the world's new conditions, rather than hold on to failed ideas and policies.