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Peter Maggio Philadelphia Mafia Capo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Peter Maggio became a caporegime in the Philadelphia crime family of Angelo Bruno. FBI informant Joseph Verica performed surveillance on Maggio and Bruno in 1962.. In '65 one of Verica's memos to J. Edgar Hoover identified Maggio as a Soldato of the Philadelphia family of La Cosa Nostra. In the mid 1960s both Bruno and Maggio purchased homes in the Philadelphia area. The FBI watched them closely.
Murdered by the King of Western Swing: The Beating Death of Ella Mae Cooley in 1961 (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,610. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the bestselling author of Murderess on the Loose, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, Murder at the Pencil Factory, and The Sex Slave Murders, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murdered by the King of Western Swing: The Beating Death of Ella Mae Cooley in 1961.
U.S. Congressman Cornelius F. Gallagher and Mafioso "Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"Bayonne Joe" Zicarelli was a noteworthy mobster who was a major figure in Bayonne, New Jersey gambling activities. He turned to U.S. Representative Cornelius Gallagher to keep law enforcement off his back. Gallagher contemplated a lawsuit against Life Magazine. An August 1968 story linked the politician and the La Cosa Nostra figure. After his re-election the NJ pol gave up his plan to sue Life.
The Montreal, Canada Narcotics Ring and Charles "Lucky" Luciano
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joseph Bonanno sent Carmine Galante to Montreal to organize the gambling and vice rackets. By the mid-1950s the syndicate was infested there. A cold-blooded killer, Galante used coercion to bring betting houses in line for the New York mob. Protection payments and extortion insured a steady flow of money from Montreal to Gotham. Then Luciano began the French Connection from exile in Naples.
Murderess on the Loose: The 1922 Hammer Wrath of Clara Phillips (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,930. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From award-winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and bestselling author of Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, Murder at the Pencil Factory, and The Pickaxe Killers, comes the gripping historical true crime short, Murderess on the Loose: The 1922 Hammer Wrath of Clara Phillips.
Las vidas de Pedro Antonio Marín Manuel Marulanda Vélez Tirofijo
Price: $5.09 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Apartes de la vida del terrorista Pedro Antonio Marín alias Manuel Marulanda Vélez ó Tirofijo, durante la década de 1950 y comienzos de los sesenta, escritos por el militante comunista Arturo Alape, para ocultar, distorsionar y justificar la verdadera historia criminal del fundador y principal cabecilla de las Farc durante 43 años. Libro de lectura obligada para interesados en historia colombiana
Tania, la guerrillera que acompañó al che Guevara
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,230. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Biografía de la terrroista argentina Támara Bunke alias Tania, enviada por la dictadura cubana a desarrollar acciones criminales contra el pueblo boliviano en 1966 y 1967, quien fue abatida por las fuerzas de seguridad de ese país por la misma época en que cayó el che Guevara
Jack the Ripper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Jack the Ripper can still cause a shudder, the name now linked forever with violent murder. But also with mystery and speculation - for the gruesome series of killings in London's East End in the Autumn of 1888 have never been finally solved.
Piratas de América
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,530. Language: Spanish. Published: April 20, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Testimonio de un filibustero francés que relata las vivencias de los piratas europoes en América, elc ual ha servido de referente para libros, películas, documentales y reconstrucciones noveladas de la piratería en el Mar caribe del continente durante la época de la colonia española en América.
Las guerrillas del Llano
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,680. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Relato autobiográfico del dirigente político y guerrillero liberal Eduardo Franco Isaza para describir la violencia política liberal conservadora durant el lapso 1948-1953, mas conocido en la historiografía colombiana como el periodo de La Violencia
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams
Price: $4.99 $2.99 USD. (40% off until June 12!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
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Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.
FBI Sting Buffalo, New York Targets Gambino Family Heroin Smuggling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at the pizza industry in several northeastern states as front for big time heroin smuggling. The Gambino families of New York and New Jersey were caught up in this as well as the remnants of the Bonanno family crime network. The Bonannos had a history of pushing the Gambinos around. Heroin was smuggled into the U.S. in wine bottles and distributed in pizzerias in the northeast U.S.
Gaspare Magaddino Bonanno Family Mafia Killer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gaspare Magaddino was a cousin of Joseph "Joe Bananas" Bonanno as well as a distant relative of the Magaddino dons of upstate New York. By 1965 Gaspare was wanted for a number of bombings carried out in Sicily. Years earlier was part of a meeting in Palermo, Sicily that was attended by drug dealers from Sicily and the U.S. The intense pursuit of Magaddino ended with his 1970 murder in Brooklyn.
Colombo Mobster Vincent Aloi And The Murder of "Crazy Joe Gallo"
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Joseph Luparelli was among a group of hoodlums who surprised Crazy Joe Gallo near the end of a night of birthday celebration. With a retinue of friends he exited the Copacabana nightclub after it closed around 4 a.m. It was the spring of 1972. Gallo was shot multiple times inside Umberto's, a Manhattan restaurant. The perpetrators had first planned to lure him to Nyack and kill him there.
Vida, confesión y muerte de Efraín González
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,480. Language: Spanish. Published: March 16, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Breve biografía de Efraín González uno de los criminales mas famosos durante la época de la violencia liberal-conservadora ocurrida en Colombia a comienzos de la década de 1960
Harry Fleischer Detroit Purple Gang Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The January 1945 murder of Michigan State Senator Warren Hooper made national headlines in the US. The politician was en route to his home in Albion, when he was ambushed after leaving the state legislature in Lansing. Shot multiple times he was left in his burning vehicle to die. The Purple Gang and Fleischer were involved in extortion, bootlegging, kidnapping, and various other illicit deeds.
The Axeman's Accomplice. The True Story of Margaret Reardon and the Snow Family Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The 1847 murder of the Snow family on Auckland’s North Shore was a horrific crime that shocked the Colony. There were multiple murders, body mutilations and suggestions of cannibalism, arson, false accusations, perjury and a violent attack on a witness. The Snow family murders remain one of New Zealand’s most sensational crimes.
The Las Vegas Mob Murder Of Singer Barbara McNair's Husband Rick Manzie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Barbara McNair wed her manager Rick Manzie in a quiet ceremony at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas. Several years later, on December 15, 1976, Manzie's body was found dead in the basement of McNair's 20-room Las Vegas mansion. My e-book examines several theories about Manzie's demise. Barbara's career was badly damaged after she signed for a package containing heroin, that was intended for Manzie.
Samuel Chioccoli Brooklyn Bookie Murder, Inc. Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Three thugs murdered Samuel Chioccoli on the night of November 30, 1939. They left his body on a roadside near Port Washington. It was quickly discovered by three fishermen. In the meantime they disfigured the corpse to make it appear as if the body had been run over. Chioccoli was a devoted family man by day and a hoodlum in the evening hours. His refusal to fence stolen jewelry led to his death.

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