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Haunted & Hunted True Crime: The Vanishing of Valerie McDonald, Jennifer Beard, Amber-Lee Cruickshank & The Strange Case of the Man Who Sold The World
Price: Free! Words: 33,410. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Missing persons, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
From the true crime files of #1 bestselling author and award-winning investigative journalist Ian Wishart, four mysteries that will keep you on the edge of your seat...
The Mystery of Rabbi Moishe
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
For my grandfather, who will forever remain in Auschwitz. My father could forgive my grandfather only moments before his death. I heard this true story from him about a special man who was able to do something wonderful for the person who caused the most painful thing in the world to him. This is their story.
Frank Little Frankie Gallucio The Man Who Gave Al Capone His Scarface
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Little Frankie Gallucio dropped out of sight after the Prohitibition era, until he was suspicioned for a slaying that was attributed to Murder, Inc. Murder, Inc. was a crime combine that was based in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. It was famous for contracting murders for hire, beginning around 1933. William O'Dwyer, the Brooklyn D.A., tried to tie Gallucio and Ralph Sprizza to the crime.
Holy Homicide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,970. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Sex, voodoo and murder, three stories of crimes linked to the church by Edgar Award Finalist Diane Fanning. In the basement of a Michigan church, a sexton uncovers the rotting skeleton of a nun. In a small southern town, a Baptist minister practices voodoo and five of his family members die mysteriously. In South Texas, the body of a devout young woman was found floating in a canal.
The Gift of Fear | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse
Gavin de Becker is the author of The Gift of Fear. This is a self-help book which deals with understanding how to be safe in situations where there is a potential for violence. The teachings which are conveyed in this book can be applied to a wide range of environments. The primary problem with violence is that when it happens it is common for victims to be caught by surprise by the violent acts.
The Lanzetti Mob Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1921-1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Lanzetti Mob controlled vice in South Philadelphia for almost two decades. Unlike rival gangsters they were diversified, entering numerous rackets. Aside from bootlegging the Lanzettis were also involved in drugs, the lottery, numbers running.. The murder of mob leader Pius Lanzetti on the final day of 1936 spelled the end of the family mobsters' power. Yet there were remnants that survived.
The Ends Never Justify the Means
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
This short ebook emphasizes some of Seth's quotes regarding war and violence. He repeatedly stated the importance of understanding - “The Ends Never Justify the Means.” He stated this idea as one of the best intellectual defenses against people like Hitler and his supporters. Whatever philosophy is being used and manipulated by the Council on Foreign Relations, they cannot defeat this ideal.
Hymie Loudmouth Levine Capone, Chicago, Gambling and Bootlegging
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Hymie Levine was an integral part of the Al Capone mob which controlled beer, liquor and gambling during the Prohibition era in Chicago. He collected money from speakeasies and gambling dens while paying off corrupt policemen. My ebook is a chronology of information about Hymie Levine and his Mafia associates. I have written the text from newspapers, ancestral records and previous books on Capone.
Estelle Carey Murdered By Al Capone Associates
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Estelle Carey was murdered in an extremely violent way on February 2, 1943. Intruders used an ice pick, among other weapons to kill her in he posh Addison Street apartment on Chicago's North Side. The dice giri and photo model was also burned severely when authorities found her. My e-book looks at Estelle Carey's life and the men she spent her time with. Many of them were former Al Capone cronies.
Yonnie Licavoli Detroit and Toledo Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Yonnie Licavoli had an extravagant Detroit wedding where Al Capone was his best man. Licavoli and his bride honeymooned at Capone's home in Florida. Yonnie's only true rival during his Toledo years was a bootlegger name William "Jack" Kennedy. Operating a nightclub the Irish Kennedy refused to go along with rules and regulations established by Licavoli and his cronies. Kennedy survived until 1933.
CIA in Camp Logan Neighborhood
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
CIA agents are residing in an expensive neighborhood, called Camp Logan, in Houston at taxpayer expense. These homes cost up to $1MM. One of the CIA Offices is located at 2929 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019. (1) They prefer homes with iron fences. (2) Watch the package deliveries. (3) Street joggers are used as security guards. (4) Data signal coming from AIG building - roof.
Candy Jones Pinup Model and CIA Spy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
Candy Jones became Miss Atlantic City when she was 16. She won a trip to New York City where she was discovered by Harry Conover, who ran his own photography agency. He soon became Candy's first husband. Candy Jones was also an actress who toured in USO shows in the South Pacific. In New Guinea she was hospitalized for malaria. She was approached by a man named Gil Jensen, a CIA operative.
Genovese Crime Family Defendants 1959 Narcotics Conspiracy Trial
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My e-book looks at each of the defendants in the 1959 narcotics trial. Some defendants like Vincent the Chin Gigante had most of their criminal careers in front of them. Others like Genovese were nearing the end of their organized crime influence. Genovese died in prison following his conviction. A single woman defendant, Jean Capece was a friend of the DiPalermo brothers, Charles and Joseph.
Carmine and Ralph Polizzano Genovese Narcotics Dealers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
In 1957 Carmine Palizzano was a soft-spoken family man who had lived at the same address in Woodside, Queens for a decade. Shortly before he answered a summons for a traffic violation Carmine was arrested in a roundup of drug dealers. His brother Ralph served prison time for interstate drug trafficking earlier. Both Palizzano brothers were involved in the manufacture and distribution of narcotics.
Natale Evola Bonanno Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The son of Italian immigrants Natale Evola came to America from Italy in 1913. During his long criminal career he was closely aligned, at various times, with Vito Genovese, Carlo Gambino and Joseph Bonanno. There is a famous syndicated photo of Natale covering his face with his hands while appearing in court to face narcotics charges. He was based in Brooklyn and was the son of a dock worker.
Du Yuesheng le Seigneur de Shanghai
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: French. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Screenplays » Thriller
Les sociétés secrètes chinoises se transformèrent en organisations criminelles accaparant les nombreux trafics. La plus prestigieuse d’entre elles portera le nom de Bande Verte. Et le plus prestigieux des chefs de la Bande Verte s’appellera Du Yuesheng. Du Yuesheng entra dans la Bande Verte à seize ans et son goût de l’aventure fit de lui l’un des chefs les plus puissants de la Bande Verte.
The Paul Kelly Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Paul Kelly led the Five Points Gang, the most notorious in New York City, beginning in the 1890s. Kelly's organization was active in politics, labor and causing general mayhem throughout the Lower East Side of New York City. When gangs made raids on businesses windows were smashed, grudges were settled and people were killed by gunfire. My ebook also discusses rival gangs like Monk Eastman's.
Walking Between The Raindrops
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 126,050. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Paul Roland is kidnapped at gunpoint outside his home in Austin, Texas. Held for $500,000 that must be paid within 14 hours or he dies. This is a true story that tests the skills of law enforcement at every level and the faith of Paul and his family.
Kid Dropper Jewish Gang Leader In New York City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Kid Dropper became the most prominent gangster in New York's Lower East Side in the early 1920s. Kid Spanish, a mixed Spanish and Jewish thug, was among Dropper's principal rivals. Both of them got their start in the Five Points Gang led by Paul Kelly. Eventually Dropper and Spanish were both sentenced to prison and became suitors for the same woman. Dropper was assassinated by a teenager in 1923.
Wild Bill Lovett Irish Gangster From Brooklyn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Wild Bill Lovett was a war hero who saved a number of his buddies in a World War I machine gun unit. For his bravery he was honored with the Distinguished Service Cross. When he returned home he became the leader of Brooklyn's infamous White Hand Gang. Lovett carried out an unsuccessful attempt to kill gangster Frankie Yale before he was murdered by members of Yale's gang on October 31, 1923.