Books tagged: 1920

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The Jenny
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 111,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
In 1920, the novelty of Miss Merci Bruce’s World War I aircraft is overshadowed when her mechanic is found dead in Two Dot, MT, impaled by a German bayonet that pins a handwritten note to his chest. The son of a neighboring rancher is charged with the murder, and Merci’s brother, Spencer Bruce, and their father, T. C. Bruce must try to save the young man from prison—or worse, the hangman's noose.
Death in the Jazz Age
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In 1920's London a set of politically motivated French criminals are discovered interfering at The Conference of London. After a jazz club is destroyed in a fire Jack James, the resident jazz pianist, works together with Cranston Baxter, the world’s first Professional Gentleman, to find out what the Red Button Set are planning.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
1920: The Roaring Anthology
Price: Free! Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
As the Lost Generation struggled to move past the devastation of The Great War they embraced massive social change. Jazz, movies and technological innovation whirled with gangsters, prohibition and political upheaval. By the end of the decade Black Thursday would usher in the Great Depression and the world would grow steadily darker. But this was just the beginning...
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Richard Kauffman St. Louis Browns First Baseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Richard Kauffman was a multi-sport athlete at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania. He played with several minor league baseball teams and briefly in the American League, with the St. Louis Browns. His tenure in the majors was curtailed when Hall of Fame 1st Baseman, George Sisler, joined the St. Louis Browns in 1915. Kauffman became a flour mill executive for a time in Atlanta, Georgia.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
Godfrey: Book One
Price: Free! Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
The year is 1920 and Godfrey Leduc has a difficult decision to make. Stay on the family farm in rural Quebec or make the move out West and start his own? Family, love, and a bit of humour set against the backdrop of post-WWI Canada make this semi-biographical work an entertaining read for all ages.
My Grandfather's Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Based on the true 1920 murder of my Grandfather, a farmer from Upper Canada (now Ontario).