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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.
Ten Dollars On The Nose
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
In the 1970s gambling in Massachusetts was taken out of the hands of hard working citizens called ‘bookies’ and put into the greedy, sticky mitts of the politicians - in the form of a State Lottery. I always felt that an honest crook like my local numbers guy was more on the 'up and up' than the people running the 'legal' numbers racket. This is a short story of Cape Cod's favorite bookie.
Poem Bale Two Regarding Horses Fast and Slow
Price: Free! Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Thirty-two poems regarding my many years of racetrack experiences and observations.
The Middlemen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Phillip roughs-up yuppies for his bookie boss when they fail to pay their debt, but he's no killer. He wasn't surpised that sleazy bookie Richard was found dead, but had no idea why he was being framed for the murder. He turns to his friends ( a bar owner, a stripper, and a bouncer) to find his way past the detectives that are sure he is in the middle of this killing.
Erk In Trouble
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00)
Ronald Cartwright narrowly escapes death, driving Calderdale TV & Electrical Ltd's van. Suspected sabotage! His job as service engineer is terminated, but not without some colorful interludes. MI5 intervenes when his arch-enemy, ex-RAF Sergeant Brassard, sends a killer to stalk him. MI6 sign up Ron, in a dangerous gamble to hoodwink the KGB, into believing Bloodhound III missile is in production.