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Joseph Canepi Jr. Yonkers Contractor, Gambler and Extortionist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joseph Canepi Jr., like his father was a successful contractor in Yonkers and Westchester County. Elsewhere in business life however, Canepi's ethics can be called into question. For example he was accused of secreting a car that he took from a business in 1915. In 1903 he was one of six men indicted in a poolroom racket. In 1932 Canepi was involved with a man who impersonated a federal agent.
Thomas Lucchese Dress Manufacturer and Mafioso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Thomas Lucchese and his brother Giuseppe "Joe Brown" Lucchese were partners in the garment and trucking business. Thomas was held briefly for the murder of a street peddler in 1928. The man's name was Louis Cerasulo and he was gunned down while talking with his uncle near East 114th Street. Police later discovered that the victim was part of a chicken protection extortion racket in Harlem.
Ciro Terranova Sicilian Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Ciro Terranova had a brief career as an important Mafioso in New York City. He worked as an underboss for Giuseppe "Joe the Boss" Masseria before Masseria was slain on Coney Island during the Castellammarese War. Ciro's star as a mobster declined after Charles Lucky Luciano took charge of Mafia operations. My book focuses on two obscure crimes in Terranova's life, one in 1909 and another in 1930.
Edge of Madness (A True Crime Quickie - Book Four)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Edge of Madness - A True Crime Quickie is the fourth book in a compelling series of true crime short stories for readers who don't have time to read a full-length novel. "The Story of Joseph Kallinger" examines the horrifying account of a knife-wielding shoemaker who kills under the command of Charlie, a floating head.
Bogeyman: He Was Every Parent's Nightmare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: American English. Published: April 9, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
For years he stalked elementary schools and playgrounds looking for young girls from low-income neighborhoods to abduct, rape and murder. They were "throwaway kids" to him, hardly missed, soon forgotten. He was every parent’s worst nightmare. The bogeyman they warned their children about, who lurked in the shadows outside of bedroom windows.
Salvatore D'Aquila First Gambino Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Toto D'Aquila was shot 5 times by unknown assailants in October 1928. He had just driven from the Bronx to take his wife to a doctor in Manhattan. As his wife and four children made their way into the physician's office Toto stepped outside to repair his car. Looking up from the hood of the auto he spoke with the men briefly before they shot him multiple times. D'Aquila was the first Gambino boss.
Alphonse Attardi Gambino Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Before 1970 Alphonse Attardi changed his name to Jim Carra, had plastic surgery and gave a detailed interview to syndicated columnist Jack Anderson. He turned his back on the Mafia, opting to risk his life as an informant, someone who was constantly chased by mobster executioners. The information he provided federal agents was crucial to prosecuting organized crime cases of the mid 20th century.
Operación Odiseo- Final de Alfonso Cano, Filósofo del Narcoterrorismo Comunista contra Colombia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: Spanish. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Operación Odiseo es la reconstrucción histórica del trasiego criminal del narcoterrorista Alfonso Cano, desde su vinculación como activista del Partido Comunista Colombiano, hasta cuando fue abatido en combate por las Fuerzas Militares de Colombia cuando oficiaba como principal cabecilla de las Farc.
Le Van Vien The Tiger of Saigon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,920. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Indochina, after the second world war, experienced great upheavals that would highlight players who would battle for the control of areas in their possession. Ho Chi Minh kept hold the North of the country, the South was the scene of clashes between the nationalist Vietnamese, politico-religious movements and the Binh Xuyen, a criminal group that languished in the Cholon area, in West of Saigon.
Murder During the Chicago World's Fair: The Killing of Little Emma Werner (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and bestselling author of Murder at the Pencil Factory and Murder of the Banker's Daughter comes the historical true crime short, Murder During the Chicago World's Fair: The Killing of Little Emma Werner.
The Murder of Gangster Roger the Terrible Touhy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Roger Touhy died in a hail of shotgun blasts near his sister's home in Chicago. Only recently paroled from Stateville Prison, where he was serving a 99-year-sentence for kidnapping, the hoodlum died in the company of his bodyguard. Touhy was one of a number of Irish brothers whose family immigrated to the United States. Three of them died in shootouts before the end of the 1920s.
En el Infierno
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Essay » Political
En el Infierno, recopila y graba para la memoria histórica, el espontáneo y estremecedor testimonio de Johny, exguerrillero que militó trece años en las Farc. Su relato, describe las crueles vivencias de un campesino colombiano, quien engatusado, abandonó el hogar materno al inicio de la adolescencia, por ingresar a las filas de la agrupación terrorista más antigua de Latinoamérica.
Kids in Orange: Voices from Juvenile Detention
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,490. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The gang leader doesn’t like poetry, but will a detention center workshop show her how to express love for her newborn daughter? A teen boy dies of a drug overdose. Will his final poem speak what he cannot say? By helping the teens write about their lives, author Mindy Hardwick discovered the courage and strength to grieve the loss of her father, find forgiveness and release the past.
More Than Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This is a powerful book of insightful poetry captured in its truest form. Light, but there’s no question that it carries a lot of weight when it comes to love, life, lessons, and struggles. These well-crafted poems will capture the imagination of the reader in a way that will make the reader think, or re-think about love, life, lessons, and struggles in ways perhaps never thought of before...
El Eln por dentro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,380. Language: Spanish. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
El Eln por dentro describe el trasiego de la cuadrilla Carlos Alirio Buitrago del Ejército de Liberación Nacional (Eln), conformada a comienzos de 1978, en Puerto Triunfo (Antioquia), por el sacerdote Bernardo López Arroyave, miembro de Golconda y  la Teología de la Liberación, doctrina afín a la línea ideológica  del Eln.  Bernardo López Arroyave,admirador del cura Camilo Torres; discípulo de obi
The Innocence Of Guilt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This book tells the story of the author growing up in Mayfair, a tough cosmopolitan suburb, where Lebanese, Greeks, Italians, Portuguese, Jews, Indians, Coloureds, Blacks and of course Afrikaners, all mingled together to create the famous history and tremendous amount of character of the area.
The Murder of John Peanuts Manfredonia Genovese Family Associate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The body of John Peanuts Manfredonia was found by his wife around 3:30 on the afternoon of November 28, 1978. The bookie's murder remained unsolved despite an investigation by Westchester County, New York law enforcement, Detective Lieutenant John Kelly remained steadfast. He continued probing the murder on his own. In 1981 a suspect wanted for selling weapons to federal agents was arrested.
LE VAN VIEN Le Tigre de Saigon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: French. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Le Van Vien, surnommé Bay Vien, fut le leader des Binh Buyen et mena la lutte contre tous ceux qui s’opposaient à lui. Les soldats français, d’abord, puis les communistes du Vietminh, finançant sa lutte avec l’argent que lui rapportait les maisons closes, les casinos puis le trafic d’opium qu’il organisa avec les services secrets français et certains représentants de l’Union Corse.
The Early Italian Mafia In New Orleans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Luciano family of New Orleans became a target of violence from rival grocers/restauranteurs in 1903. Urged by Charles DiChristina a group of Italian familiies invested in a macaroni factory in nearby Donaldsonville. After its completion one of the partners, Francesco Genova, tried to takeover the business. Mafia violence persisted through a string of serial ax murders between 1917-1919.
Meth Uncensored II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
WARNING: Graphic material! Adult Readers ONLY! Meth: Uncensored 2, is a collection of stories straight out of Methland. Funny, disturbing, and completely true, you will enjoy this look into the world of meth, and the people who inhabit that world.