Books tagged: prohibition

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The Red Legion
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Ineke Valence has been living the quiet life...well, as quiet as she'll allow it to be...until one unlucky day her daughter is kidnapped, and the trail leads her to her old stomping ground in Mexico. It's never been more personal when the Angel moves in to get her back.
A Case Against Alcohol Prohibition In India
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Alcohol prohibition has been an utter failure across the world. Despite all evidence to the contrary, many parts of India continue to enforce a counterproductive alcohol ban. In addition to prohibition, senseless taxation policies, socioeconomic disparities and other shortcomings, add to the alcohol woes of India. This book makes a case for evidence based alcohol regulation instead of prohibition.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume II Paradise Found ? (1830s to 1890s)
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This is the second part of A New Life in Our History, a history of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. By the 1830s, reformers opposed to transportation were promoting a more enlightened solution to Britain’s social and economic difficulties: systematic colonisation. Paradise Found traces the experiences of some families who helped build them in New Zealand.
The Sugar House
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A gripping historical fiction that will transport you back in time to the Detroit of the 1920's- a world of Speakeasies, Gangsters, Auto Barons, Flappers, Lawlessness and Innovation. The Sugar House exemplifies one's inner desire to remain true to faith and family while navigating the rocky waters that surround adulthood's needs, wants, pressures and aspirations.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
Normandie, croisière de rêve ou cauchemar ?
Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 34,230. Language: French. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Alors qu’il embarque à bord du prestigieux paquebot Normandie, Michel Angot ne saurait imaginer la succession d’aventures et de mésaventures, événements en tout genres, qu’il va traverser. Le jeune apprenti cuisinier de Pont-Audemer espérait se faire une autre vie de l’autre côté de l’océan. Cela va l’entraîner dans des situations totalement inimaginables et parfois dramatiques.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Intelligence in the Rum War at Sea, 1920-1933 - Prohibition and the Coast Guard, Volstead Act, Al Capone, Mafia, J. Edgar Hoover, FDR
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The "lessons of history" are important tools in formulating the strategy, policy and tactics to protect our national interests.
Grace on Broadway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The modern Grace Hennipen discovers she’s in an old fashioned world where laws are skirted and scruples follow. Preparing for a future in journalism she shadows Mark Hellinger, a promising writer hot on the trail of a great new topic—celebrities. She dodges prohibition agents, dances with gangsters, and mingles with a multitude of characters reveling in the Jazz Age
SpeakEasy
Price: Free! Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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It’s a chick-lit mystery with some history, written collaboratively by over 20 local authors as part of the community novel project of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. In modern-day Kansas, Ronni Long interviews 108 year old Julia, who doubts all the adventures of her long life should be revisited. As the mystery unfolds, Julia’s secrets and Ronni’s lies put both women in danger.
Angel Valence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,300. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: 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.