Books tagged: 1930s

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Fact or Fiction
Series: The Silencer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New York City, 1936: It's a rare evening at home for Richard Blakemore, pulp writer by day and the masked vigilante only known as the Silencer by night. But even though crime never rests, next month's Silencer novel doesn't write itself. Pulp fiction thrives on exaggeration and non-stop action. And as always, the question is how much of the Silencer's adventures are fact and how much is fiction?
Hollywood in Winter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Imelda London was the greatest rising star of her day in the heart of the golden age of Hollywood but by the end of her brief run she became a virtual unknown. Her reputation for fast living helped overshadow the secrets she tried to keep meticulously hidden from the public eye. Her life was remembered as short and self-indulgent but she left an indelible mark on the lives of those who knew her.
Soul Census
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
After World War I Willem Maddock thought he would be returning to a better life. Instead, the streets of New York greeted him with only the promise of poverty. Penniless and without purpose his life seemed to be headed nowhere until he met a mysterious man in a dark alley who wanted to recruit him into Census an organization charged with managing reincarnation.
Studio Relations: Love in the Golden Age of Hollywood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1935 Hollywood, in the midst of the Great Depression, and the Women’s Decency League railing against working women, female director Vivien Howard struggles to convince studio executive Weston Holmes that she is the best director to make a Civil War movie. When a publicity mishap leads to a marriage of convenience, Vivien and Weston must overcome their differences to get their Hollywood ending.
Fish-Eyed Men, Fedoras, and Steel-toed Pumps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
After losing the girl, the key to immortality, and very nearly his life, Jake Istenhegyi is ready for a break. Unfortunately, when you’re the indentured servant to a New Orleans crime madame, the landlord of a gumshoe ghost, and the brother of a flighty immigrant with dreams of celluloid glory, there’s not much chance of finding any breaks.
The Great Depression – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
With few jobs available, banks closing their doors, and businesses going under at a rapid rate, Americans found themselves with few options during the period we call the Great Depression. The 1930’s were a dark period in the economic history of American and much of the world. Will it happen again?
Caesar Americanus: An American Civil War - Into Tyranny
Series: Caesar Americanus: An American Civil War, Book 1. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,900. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Legacy Books Press. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
June 23, 1935 - President Roosevelt is dead. As the nation mourns, the forces of darkness see their chance to bring the United States into the fascist fold. Led by Huey Long, Father Coughlin and J. Edgar Hoover, the United States begins to fall into tyranny. All that now stands between America and a fascist dictator is the U.S. military under General Douglas MacArthur...a man who would be king.
The Journey to Oregon – 1934
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The true story of eight family members who move from Nebraska to Oregon in August 1934 in search of a better life.
Tampa, Florida Italian and Cuban Mafia Gambling and Political Corruption
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.
Little Augie Orgen And Jack Legs Diamond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Little Augie Orgen has been described as a transient East Side gang leader. After Augie's death Legs Diamond moved on the beer racket and ran into conflict with Dutch Schultz among other rivals. The garment industry, once controlled by Orgen and his enemy, Curley Holtz, was later dominated by Louis Lepke Buchalter and Jacob Gurrah Shapiro. It was a lucrative racket, earning $400-$1,000 per month.