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Washington's KKK: The Union League During Southern Reconstruction
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The Union League was a Northern organisation with the mission of maintaining the illegal and undemocratic control of the Republican Party in the South ... Their coercion was directed not only at whites, but towards the freedmen who refused to support the Republican regime ... This book tells this long forgotten chapter in American history—the story of THE UNION LEAGUE, WASHINGTON’S KKK.
NYU Murder February 6, 1955
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
24-year-old Herta Payson found the lifeless corpse of Ann Yarrow, an honors student at NYU. She leant her small apartment to Yarrow while she spent time traveling to S. Carolina. The murder was shocking in its starkness to veteran policemen who were used to homicide cases. The murder case was front page headlines for several months. I have used newspapers and ancestry records to complete my book.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
Breast Ironing: An African Taboo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
My mother had her breasts ironed when she was a girl. The same thing had been done to her own mother, my grandmother, and to my great grandmother as well. It was a traditional practice, which was handed down through the generations. As soon as a girl started developing breasts, then the girl’s mother would start regularly ironing her breasts. It was done about once a week and maybe more often.
Johnny Silk Stockings Guistra Brooklyn Longshoreman and Laundry Racketeer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Johnny Silk Stockings Guistra's attempt to muscle in on the laundry racket led to his arrest for extortion and cost him his life. Guistra branched into the laundry racket months before he was murdered in an East Side tenement. With two accomplices Johnny wanted laundry owners to pay union dues of $5 for each employee on their payroll. Guistra's slaying was one of 4 in New York within a few days.
Profile of the Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons
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What really happened to Madeleine Beth McCann in Praia da Luz, Portugal in 2007? Was she abducted as the Gerry and Kate have claimed or did something happen to Madeleine on May 3 in the vacation apartment and the incident covered up? Criminal Profiler Pat Brown analyzes the evidence and takes the readers through the steps of profiling, developing a theory that is intriguing and controversial.
Terre Haute, Indiana Betting Ring Big Time Gambling in 1959
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Terre Haute was profiled in a Life Magazine article as Sin City. The men who operated a gambling ring ran a lucrative business luring college and pro football bettors and people who gambled on baseball and the World Series. In November 1957 agents of the United States Treasury closed in on the operation and indicted many of the men involved in it. My e-book profiles the lives of the gamblers.
Carmelo Liconti Brooklyn Racketeer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Carmelo Liconti and Johnny Silk Stockings Guistra were two Italians from Calabria who attempted to broker a truce during the Castellammarese War for Mafia supremacy in New York City. Liconti and Guistra both lost their lives in this endeavor. Carmelo was strangled and garroted in the Hotel Paramount where he went for a presumed meeting in 1931. Liconti had ties to numerous mobsters of the era
Blood and Money
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,250. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
True crime. When Brad Baker met Andrea Currier, it was classic middle America meets old money. Brad was from Indiana and dabbled in politics; Andrea was the great-granddaughter of Andrew Mellon, former Secretary of Treasury for three Republican presidents. Andrea's net worth was in the range of $500 million. It started out like a romance novel and ended with a shotgun blast New Years Eve.