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Du Yuesheng le Seigneur de Shanghai by Henry Moa
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.
Perfect Husband: The True Story of the Trusting Bride Who Discovered Her Husband Was a Coldblooded Killer by Gary Provost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,350. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
As seen on A Current Affair—the shocking story of Florida's most bizarre multiple murder case. As Lisa and Kosta Fotopoulos lay sleeping in their home, a burglar broke in and shot Lisa at point-blank range in the head. Miraculously, she survived to learn the sobering truth about her would-be assassin—and about her sociopathic husband's deadly agenda.
The Paul Kelly Gang by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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 by Mary Roland & Paul Roland
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 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
Словарь русского криминального жаргона воровских понятий by Vladimir Ross
Price: $3.36 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: Russian. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
До сих пор не существовало ни одного издания, которое смогло бы полноценно и всесторонне раскрыть и открыть истинный смысл категорий и смысловых оборотов криминального сленга и воровских понятий. Десять лет мне приходилось изучать этот незнакомый для меня ранее язык, искать истинные корни и учиться владеть им в совершенстве.
Johnny Silk Stockings Guistra Brooklyn Longshoreman and Laundry Racketeer by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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.
El Chapo: World's Most Notorious Drug Lord Recaptured by Mexican Authorities by J.D. Rockefeller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
El Chapo Guzman’s capture arouses the curiosity of people all throughout the world. Most people probably share the same thought in mind about the way the Mexican authorities recaptured El Chapo.
Carmelo Liconti Brooklyn Racketeer by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
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
The Wigwam Murder by T Squared Books
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
The Wigwam Murder - as the case against August Sangret came to be known - was one of the most brilliant pieces of detection and forensic science then on record. Drs Keith Simpson, Eric Gardner and Gerald Roche Lynch worked together to present a comprehensive body of work that convinced and shocked the jury. It was the first time that a human skull had been produced in a British court room.
True Crime Stories: The Worlds Most Dangerous Killers: Serial Killers Evil True Crime Stories by N A
Price: Free! Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
In this book, we will talk about not of any crime such as tearing a parking ticket, but serious crimes that shook the fabric of society when they were discovered. They were crimes of such magnitudes that we as a society couldn’t believe someone could have descended to such depths.
Nobody's Child by Natasha Fay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
A PLEA - FROM THE HEART If you were to walk a mile in my shoes, you'd understand so many things, enough about life to give you the blues, at the pain that child abuse brings. Having no-one to turn to, no-one to trust, leaves a legacy of fear and of pain. Put my sad story away if you must, but please stop it from happening again!
The Salvatore Maranzano Giuseppe Masseria War For Mafia Supremacy by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In April 1931 Giuseppe Masseria was betrayed by one of his closest associates Lucky Luciano. Giuseppe's execution in a Coney Island restaurant was one of many events in a gang war in which the Masseria group lost 40 to 60 of its men to gun violence. My e-book looks at the murders of Masseria men, Steve Ferrigno and Al Mineo, Masseria's rise to power and his assassination by people he trusted most.
Gaetano Reina The Murder That Started The Castellammarese War by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Gaetano Reina was a wealthy ice dealer who earned around one million before he was slain by an assassin with a sawed off shotgun. This era before the modern Mafia families formed is an intriguing one. Reina once worked at Columbia Wet Wash Laundry, a firm owned by Tommaso Gagliano, who was later a Lucchese family boss. Reina was once of three men implicated in the murder of a rich poultry dealer.
Colombia History, and Pre-Columbian Era by Henry Albinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The Spanish Conquest, The Founding Of the Nation, 1810-1903, Economy, Government, Politics, People, Tourism.
Angelo Caruso Mafia Underboss by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The early 1930s was a time of the Castellammarese War and the murder of "Joe the Boss" Masseria in a Coney Island restaurant in 1931. My ebook focuses on the short tenure of Salvatore Maranzano as Mafia boss of bosses. Specifically I look at the life of Angelo Caruso chosen by Maranzano as his underboss in 1930. Caruso was a career criminal who came to a bloody end in prison on Welfare Island.
Implosion at Los Alamos: How Crime, Corruption and Cover-ups Jeopardize America's Nuclear Weapons Secrets by Glenn A. Walp, Ph.D.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,290. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
2011 IPPY Award Winner Implosion At Los Alamos is a frightening exposé that reveals failed security, crime, mismanagement, cover-ups, and corruption at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Ground Zero for America’s strongest defense against rogue nations and terroristic entities -- at least it should be.