Books tagged: prohibition

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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.
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
Trusting the Law
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The last person Anna needs to fall in love with is a police officer, especially since she breaks the law every day. Running a speakeasy wasn’t her first choice, but making money is. With the price of hooch at an all-time premium, the money is more than enough to pay for her uncle’s expensive medication and the bills. She doubts Officer Paul Gordon will see things the same way.
The Crash: A Sharp Terry Case File
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Terry O'Byrne has a reputation for seeing what other people miss. But when the boss of the New Orleans bootleggers calls him in, even his sixth sense is at a loss. How does a river boat get hit by a car, miles from the nearest road?
When Vaudeville Came to Joplin
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 69,300. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Authored by Cynthia S Gillard When Vaudeville Came to Joplin is the first in a series of historical fiction novels based upon a 100 year old scrapbook that chronicles the lives of Vaudeville performers in America during the turn of the 20th century.
The Gangster's Daughter
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Jack Malone has one mission in Chicago—apprehend notorious gangster, Antonio Donnatelli. It shouldn't matter that Donnatelli is using his daughter, Maria, to get close to Jack, to find out his weakness. Jack knows the man's ways, and he can ignore the beautiful Italian lady with her mysterious brown eyes and soft voice. Until the gunfire starts. Then his need to protect her overcomes his duty.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Rum Runners
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Book 5 of "The Lost Chronicles" series, in which a new character is introduced, Kenneth Birdnest. During the prohibition period, Kenneth gets a surprise when his father asks him to drive a speedboat out to Beaver Island to pick up some "supplies" for the beanery. Little does he know, Al Capone is involved.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Runaway
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The early 1900s gave way to a new era for the women of the United States; the Flapper era. Women and young girls began to idolize the famous celebrities of jazz and cut their hair short, wearing short dresses, and makeup. Young Martha Birdnest has just turned 13 and much to her family's dismay comes to realize what it really means to be a flapper.