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The Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told: A True Tale of Three Gamblers, The Kentucky Derby, and the Mexican Cartel by Mark Paul
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Greatest Gambling Story Ever Told is an inspiring personal narrative about a filly who broke through the male-dominated world of horseracing, and a trio of gamblers who unknowingly place their longshot bet with members of a suspected drug cartel at a racetrack in Tijuana, Mexico and must figure out how to claim their prize -- without getting killed in the process.
Het Rattenkwartier : Een Blik in het Nest van de Bende van Nijvel by Charlie Hedo
Price: $9.85 USD. Words: 70,850. Language: Dutch. Published: September 1, 2015 by Charlie. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
De oorspronkelijke bewoners van de wijk Negenmanneke in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw wantrouwden de omgeving van het Rattendaalkasteel. Daar streken begin vorige eeuw rare mannen in woonwagens neer. Jaren later zou een inwoner van het 'Rattenkwartier' opgepakt worden in het onderzoek naar de Slachter van Bergen. Enkele van zijn buren en familieleden zijn hoofdverdachten in de zaak Bende van Nijvel.
When the Mob Ran Vegas: Stories of Money, Mayhem and Murder by Steve Fischer
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 65,670. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime(4.00 from 1 review)
What is so captivating about Vegas? Is it how the skim worked and how millions of dollars vanished uncounted? Ever hear about the bad guys that rigged the gin rummy games at the Friars Club and took a bunch of famous people to the cleaners? Steve Fischer, an avid researcher and collector, bring us Vegas like you've never seen, tales you've never heard--until now.
Three Bodies Burning: The Anatomy of an Investigation into Murder, Money, and Mexican Marijuana by Brian Bogdanoff
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A haunting triple murder... the inside story of the investigation. The chilling trail of evidence from a remote area where three bodies are set on fire leads detectives across the country chasing down witnesses and conspirators in a search for cold-blooded killers. This case has it all: murder, cash, a blood-soaked crime scene, cars, jewelry, and hundreds of pounds of illegal dope.
Girl, Taken: A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival by Elena Nikitina
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
***Gold Literary Award Winner in the Memoir category at 2019 Global Ebook Awards***" "Gripping story." -Radio America "An unimaginably horrific ordeal." -Mirror "Story of survival is inspiring others and raising awareness." -WCPO Cincinnati "This book will astonish and inspire you. One woman's shocking true story of abduction, war and survival." -Brian Whitney, author of SUBVERSIVE
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer by Wilson Raj Perumal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
Grafters by Colin Blaney
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,720. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Updated with new photographs. Colin Blaney's "Grafters", originally published in 2004, was a ground-breaking expose of the links between criminal gangs and football hooliganism. In the intervening period the book and the phrase have become part of the lexicon, defining a generation of professional thieves who used the cover of their fellow football fans to earn a fortune.
The Colombo Family: A History of New York's Colombo Mafia Family by Andy Petepiece
Price: $7.66 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2020 by Tellwell. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Colombo Family The Colombo Family is a well-researched book on the nearly 100-year history of one of New York City's infamous La Cosa Nostra organizations. It begins with the USA arrival of Joe Profaci, the first Boss, and ends in the confusion of the passing of Boss Carmine Persico in 2019.
The Merger - The Conglomeration of International Organized Crime by Jeffrey Robinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,820. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO "THE LAUNDRYMEN" Crime is no longer bound by borders. International organized crime gangs have formed joint ventures and strategic alliances to become the most dangerous special interest group on the planet. These unholy alliances provide criminal groups with more power, more leverage, more ill-gotten gains.
The Sink - Crime, Terror and Dirty Money in the Offshore World by Jeffrey Robinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The author of The Laundrymen and The Merger, Jeffrey Robinson, brings the story of dirty money full circle, back to the offshore islands in paradise where the business of crime does its banking.
Aniello DellaCroce Gambino Family Underboss by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Aniello DellaCroce was a resident of Mulberry Street in New York City's Little Italy. Oddly he avoided indictment for the 1974 murder of Charles Calise, a principal in DellaCroce's Gambino loansharking operation. Calise had turned FBI informant before his assassination. DellaCroce's residence was just across the street from the Ravenite Social Club, a center of Gambino family crime activity.
The Las Vegas Chronicles: The Inside Story of Sin City, Celebrities, Special Players and Fascinating Casino Owners by Andrew McLean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,510. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime(5.00 from 1 review)
The Las Vegas Chronicles assembles the true stories of the city's most conniving mobsters and how they ran Sin City during its heyday. Pairing McLean's personal experience working in Las Vegas with his vivid investigative style of writing, this beautifully illustrated book gives you a unique look into the history of this extraordinary city.
A Made Guy The True Story Of A Genovese Gangster by Jonathan M Steele
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,960. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Memoir of a New York mobster. CJ Rossi exposes the inner workings of the Genovese family and the brutal life of a Gangster. Often funny and often shocking, but always intimate and warm in his it's honesty. A Made Guy is set to become a crucial point of reference for all readers on the subject of The Mafia.
Kill the Dutchman! The Story of Dutch Schultz by Paul Sann
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Birdye's Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The true story of the gangland execution in 1935 of Dutch Schultz, the Beer Baron of the Bronx and king of Harlem's numbers racket. The author shows how the roots of the crime ran from the Lower East side to Park Avenue penthouses and ultimately to City Hall itself. “One of the essential reads on the larger subject of the Prohibition era and its criminal legacy." - T.J. English
Inside The New York City Mafia by David Pietras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,840. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
We will journey into the underworld of NYC and look at each family. We will start with their beginnings in Sicily, and journey to the dark streets of New York City.
John "Handsome Jack" Giordano Gambino Family Caporegime by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
John and Joseph Giordano were nephews of career Gambino associate Joseph "Piney" Armone. Born in Manhattan's Upper East Side, Armone was a Gambino underboss from 1986-1990. Having joined the Gambino syndicate in the 1950s Armone was scarred in a 1964 barroom fight. Shot at point blank range, its miraculous that the gangster survived. The Giordanos were prosecuted by Manhattan D.A. Morgenthau.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Sammy "The Bull" Gravano by Kiesha Joseph
Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Salvatore “Sammy” Gravano, AKA “Sammy the Bull”, is the father of Karen Gravano of VH1 Mob Wives. He's a La Cosa Nostra mobster who turned into a mob rat. Sammy was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 12, 1945 and grew to be a drug dealer, mob underboss and Mafia hitman. Sammy the Bull went against the omerta code, changing the course of his life forever. Image: Simon Howden/FreeDigitalPhoto
Tampa, Florida Italian and Cuban Mafia Gambling and Political Corruption by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Salvatore Red Italiano headed a Italian mafia outfit that centered around Bolita, a Cuban lottery game played with 100 balls. It became a lucrative racket for Tampa organized crime. Italiano's men worked with a corrupt Hillsborough County sheriff who enriched himself and distributed the large profits among city, county and state agents. The crisis was exposed in 1951 by a U.S. Senate inquiry.
Charles Lucky Luciano and Vito Genovese The Mafia Murder of Giuseppe Masseria Coney Island, New York April 15, 1931 by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Giuseppe Masseria was involved in gambling, bootlegging, and also the food industry racket. Newspapers from the 1930s wrote that his power rivaled that of Al Capone, who he may have worked with or for. It is interesting that Masseria was lured from his base in Harlem to his death some distance away in Coney Island. It was a savage time in the history of organized crime, the beginning of the 1930s.
THE TAKEDOWN - A Suburban Mom, A Coal Miner's Son, and the Unlikely Demise of Colombia's Brutal Norte Valle Cartel by Jeffrey Robinson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In a world where fiction defines criminal investigations, THE TAKEDOWN sets the record straight --- the true story of two unlikely people who, against the odds, spend 15 years bringing down the most brutal cocaine cartel of them all.
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