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John "Poppa John" Priziola Detroit Mafia Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
John Priziola was one of multiple Detroit area Mafia bosses in the years between the 1930s and the 1960s. He was involved in numerous rackets, most notably the lucrative narcotics trade. Michigan's largest city became a nexus of a thriving drug trade that operated internationally. Detroit Police Commissioner, George Clifton Edwards, testified about the city's huge mob problem in October 1963.
The Return of Prometheus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 149,720. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Return of Prometheus by Christopher Robin Lee. A Real Life True Story Diary of Paranormal Phenomenon and other High Strangeness: Alien Abductions, Artificial Intelligence Matrix, Black Goo, Chinnamasta, Corrupted Light, Invisibility, Jinn, Mind Control, New World Order, Oracles, Telepathic sex, Teleportation, Time Travel, Vampirism, The Reformation of Tibetan Buddhism, The Return of Prometheus
August 1958 Teamsters Union Business Agent Is Burning Torch Victim?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Kierdorf's "human torch" ordeal made headlines throughout the United States in August 1958. A business agent for the Teamsters Union in Flint, Michigan, he arrived helpless near the entrance of St. Joseph's Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. His traumatic story also involved his uncle, ex-con Herman Kierdorf. Released after questioning, Herman later fled from Oakland County authorities.
The Hotel Industry's Role in Combatting Sex Trafficking - Employee Training on Proactive, Zero-Tolerance Human Trafficking Stance, Need for Incentive-based Reporting System for Hospitality Industry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Prostitution & sex trade
Human trafficking is a global concern that victimizes countless individuals worldwide. The hotel industry, which traffickers often exploit, is in a unique position to assist in the prevention of sex trafficking; therefore, it plays a vital role in the overall fight against human trafficking.
Killer of Her Husband’s Secretary: The 1935 Love Triangle Ire of Etta Reisman (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and bestselling author of Murder of the Horse Trainer’s Rival, Murderess on the Loose, Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, and Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, comes the interesting historical true crime short, Killer of Her Husband’s Secretary: The 1935 Love Triangle Ire of Etta Reisman.
The Role of Mental Illness Identification and Screening in Firearm Background Checks - Thorough Exploration of Legal, Procedural, and Clinical Implications of Identifying Potential Mass Shooters
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Mental illness, broadly speaking, is a prohibiting criterion for individuals to purchase a firearm, yet there are several examples of individuals who have a history of mental illness and are able to legally pass a firearm background check. This thesis examines the tenuous relationship between mental illness and violence, and evaluates federal and state laws to assess the prohibited criteria.
Anthony "Tony Ducks" Corallo Lucchese Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The December 1966 bribery scandal involving Tony Ducks Corallo and the New York City Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity was a multifaceted kickback scheme. The fiasco proved an immense embarrassment to NYC Mayor John Lindsey. The crime began when Water Commissioner James Marcus borrowed $10,000 from Corallo. The loan contract stipulated that the loan be repaid in the amount of $40K.
The Evil that Came to Denham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,850. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Denham has been known to house some notable residents such as the late Cilla Black, Sir John Mills, Paul Daniels, Shane Richie and a fair few more to mention. However, the tiny village sadly has more of a tale to tell than that of housing celebrities, and it is a tale told and known by many people far and wide.
William "Klondike" O'Donnell Beer Racketeer In Capone Era Chicago
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The O'Donnell brothers, William "Klondike" and Myles were Chicago's equal of Dutch Schultz in New York during the Prohibition era of the 1920s and early 1930s. My e-book looks at how the O'Donnells built their business and managed it over time. Like Murray Humphries and William Three-Fingered White, Klondike O'Donnell was a Capone era survivor. Each of them encroached on Teamsters Union territory.
The FBI Closes In On Milwaukee Phil Alderisio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A heavyweight fight between Muhammad Ali and Ernie Terrell is discussed in my e-book about Milwaukee Phil Alderisio. Terrell was managed by Chicago businessman Bernie Glickman, who owed a restaurant and awning company. Glickman endured a frightful beating at the hands of Milwaukee Phil's enforcers at his Chicago apartment. The assault followed the cancellation of Ali-Terrell in New York City.
A Trip To the Gallows in East Tennessee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This book gives the actual account of murderers that received the death penalty with the facts of the case and the events of the hangings. The facts are real with the actual names of the victims and the perpetrator. The hangings listed here cover a period of about forty years in East Tennessee.
The Drug Runner
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,670. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
This is the true story of Tommie Franken, who was jailed in a prison in England for smuggling Cannabis
Brooklyn Mafia War Profaci Vs. Gallo February-October 1961
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
At one point during the Profaci-Gallo struggle for Mafia supremacy in Brooklyn several Profaci men were held prisoner in a Manhattan hotel. The Gallos asked for a meeting with Profaci and his Commission. Granted, this conclave only brought a temporary resolution to a very ugly war that erupted among underworld figures. The Gallos accused Joseph Profaci of breaking promises to them repeatedly.
Social Media Monsters: Killers Who Target Victims on the Internet: Facebook, Craigslist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
Who is really on the other end of that Facebook friend request, or behind that dating profile, or posting that item for sale on Craigslist? How can you be safe if you plan to meet up with a stranger you met online? What precautions should you take? Facebook, Craigslist, MySpace, chat rooms, dating sites—it does not matter where you are online; killers are lurking in the shadows.
Poor Innocent Lad
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The Honolulu Star-Bulletin on the morning of September 20, 1928, told the city of Honolulu that 10-year-old Gill Jamieson, the only son of Hawaiian Trust Company vice president Frederick Jamieson, was dead. What had begun as the search for a kidnap victim quickly turned into a search for Gill’s body and for his killer—a 19-year-old Japanese man named Myles Fukunaga.
No Time To Kill: True Stories of an Arizona Bounty Hunter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
No Time to Kill divulges the story of Victor Alvarez, real-life bounty hunter, and P.I., whose hunted some of the most notorious and hardened bail jumpers in Arizona. No Time To Kill details car chases, gun-fights, fist-fights, knife-wielding attacks, and hand-to-hand combat with both male and female bail jumpers.
Murder of the U.S. Attorney: Congressman Sickles’ Crime of Passion in 1859 (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and bestselling author of Murdered by the King of Western Swing, Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, and Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murder of the U.S. Attorney: Congressman Sickles’ Crime of Passion in 1859.
Joe Gulmi Deal Broker for the Gambino Crime Family
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joe Gulmi was a shady figure who was closely connected to the Gambino crime family. He encouraged New York area businesses to align themselves with a Gambino related law firm and to deal with Manufacturer Hanovers Trust Bank. He promised to take care of any tax troubles the businesses might incur with the IRS. These Mafia targets had no idea of the pandora's box that would soon consume them.
Harry Stromberg Alias Nig Rosen Philadelphia Mafioso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Nig Rosen was an important Jewish gangster who was active in three U.S. cities, particularly in the 1930s and 1940s. In January 1937 four of his associates were arrested by police during a Camden, New Jersey sting. On one occasion Rosen's men were taken into custody in an Upper Darby, Pennsylvania home. They were apprehended by police raiders in the basement of a home while using adding machines.
Anthony Spilotro Chicago and Las Vegas Mafia Enforcer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Spilotro and his brother Michael were victims of Mafia hits in 1986. Their beating deaths occurred soon after they agreed to meet with unidentified parties. Michael ran a restaurant in Oak Park, Illinois. The Spilotro brothers were executed in Bensenville, Illinois and buried in an Enos, Indiana cornfield. Much of my research comes from the investigative reporting of writer Jack Anderson.