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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.
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.
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.
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.
A Gun in My Gucci: Two Outsiders Take Down the Chicago Mob. by EC Smith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A Gun in My Gucci is a true story of two “outsiders” who helped bring down the Chicago Mob — the middle-aged mobster Ken “Tokyo Joe” Eto, and a determined young FBI woman, Elaine Corbitt Smith. Smith’s story exposes her tough climb up the ladder of acceptance and ultimate success as she broke into the macho, male-dominated criminal justice system, and helped take down the Chicago Outfit.
Girl, Taken: A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival by Elena Nikitina
Price: $7.99 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
Leaving Vegas: The True Story of How the F.B.I. Wiretaps Ended Mob Domination of Las Vegas Casinos by Gary Jenkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Leaving Vegas is a unique read, especially for true crime aficionados, as it provides verbatim transcripts of the actual wiretaps. Jenkins provides contextual explanations and behind-the-scenes scenarios as agents inserted themselves and their listening devices into the places where mobsters made phone calls to their operatives in Vegas and even where they gathered for pasta and family pow-wows.
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 Beautiful Boy: Ray's Story by Ray Leary & Kate Shayler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Would you know if your child was being groomed by a paedophile? This is a true story. Born into poverty and violence Ray is forced to beg for food on the streets of inner Sydney. The dark world his social worker takes him into, Sydney, Wollongong and Hunter Valley paedophile rings, is a trap for a boy without a proper home or schooling.
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.
The Last Godfather The John Gotti Story by David Kennedy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
John Gotti was the last great leader of the Gambino crime family, the dominant Sicilian Mafia family of New York. Gotti had his fingers in everything from gambling houses, to drug trafficking, prostitution, to weapons dealing. Gotti originally came to lead the organization in 1985, but had been an enforcer for the mob since the early 70's. We will look at the man, the myth and the legend.
The King of New York by David Pietras
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In this book we will look at the life of John Gotti. From the days of the Fulton-Rockaway Boys in the late 50’s, to his death on June 10, 2002. We will look at the man. The myth and the legend that is John Gotti. The King of New York and “The True Godfather.”
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.
Measuring Transnational Organized Crime Threats to U.S. National Security - Analysis of Three Conceptual Frameworks Used to Study Organized Crime, UN Typology Considers Terrorist Organization Links by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 2011 President Obama released the United States Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime (SCTOC). The strategy identified Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) as a national security threat directed the creation of an Interagency Threat Mitigation Working Group (TMWG). The SCTOC tasked the TMWG to identify criminal networks that posed a sufficiently high national security threat.
A Look Inside the Five Mafia Families of New York City by David Pietras
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
An inside look at the Five Mafia families of New York City from the early days of the mafia up to the Mafia today.
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.
Big John La Rocca Pittsburgh Crime Boss by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Sebastian Big John La Rocca was crime boss in Pittsburgh from 1956 until 1978. He succeeded Frank Amato of Braddock, Pennsylvania as head of organized crime in the steel city. It is uncertain whether Big John attended the 1957 Apalachin meeting in upstate New York because he took the 5th Amendment each time he was questioned before a Senate committee on the subject. La Rocca died in December 1984.