Books tagged: bootleggers

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Deco Dames, Demon Rum and Death
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Galveston society reporter Jazz Cross faces rival gangs, bootleggers and a secret gang to solve the mystery of a murdered ghost bride and a key witness in a grand jury hearing of a mob boss caught with demon rum.
Armand "Tommy" Rava Gambino Family Capo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Armand Rava's 1958 disappearance/murder have never been fully explained. He was reported to have been murdered during a card game. Rava's unexplained demise is typical of Mafiosi who went missing in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The most well known of these was the abduction, and presumed murder, of Anthony Strollo aka "Tough Tony" Bender. Mobster Joseph Vallachi mentioned Rava in his testimony.
Rosario "Russell" Mancuso Utica, New York Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Rosario Mancuso disappeared for months beginning in January 1958. Arriving home in May, he was interviewed extensively by reporters for the Utica Observer-Dispatch. Mancuso is closely associated with the disappearance/unsolved death of Oneida hoodlum Mariano "Happy" Longo. Longo was last seen in a car in the company of Mancuso. Declared legally dead in 1964, his body was never discovered.
Mystery On The Ottertail
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It is the year 2025. In an ancient family trunk, Jerry Feiffer discovers a very dark secret that has lay buried beneath the ruins of the ancient brewery and farm for over 100 years, closely guarded by the ghosts of the Prohibition Bootleggers. Jerry and a mystery stranger become entangled in a life or death struggle for the bootleg booty. Who is this stranger?Who will die? Who will get the gold?
Mississippi Moonshine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
Running shine on the mighty Mississippi River sounds like a good idea to Nathaniel...until a stowaway threatens to steal his heart.
Yonnie Licavoli Detroit and Toledo Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Yonnie Licavoli had an extravagant Detroit wedding where Al Capone was his best man. Licavoli and his bride honeymooned at Capone's home in Florida. Yonnie's only true rival during his Toledo years was a bootlegger name William "Jack" Kennedy. Operating a nightclub the Irish Kennedy refused to go along with rules and regulations established by Licavoli and his cronies. Kennedy survived until 1933.
Go to Ground (Broken Dark Season One, Episode Two)
Series: Broken Dark. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hunted. Afraid. Alone. The crew of the Elias are running, chased from their operations on Calgany by the Alcohol Enforcement Agency. The AEA’s raid on Lisa Tant’s warehouse scattered the nefarious bootleggers and one of the bloodiest pursuits in Prohibition history ensued as they made their escape. The smugglers are desperate to go to ground, but the AEA means to have its prized arrests...
Charles Lucky Luciano and Vito Genovese The Mafia Murder of Giuseppe Masseria Coney Island, New York April 15, 1931
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Giuseppe Masseria was involved in gambling, bootlegging, and also the food industry racket. Newspapers from the 1930s wrote that his power rivaled that of Al Capone, who he may have worked with or for. It is interesting that Masseria was lured from his base in Harlem to his death some distance away in Coney Island. It was a savage time in the history of organized crime, the beginning of the 1930s.
Vincent Mad Dog Coll
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Vincent Coll had a short career in the organized crime world of New York City. His specialty was bootlegging in the Prohibition era. A native of Ireland Vincent was also involved with Jewish and Italian crime figures. Thompson submachine guns, speakeasies, and stylish sedan cars were in vogue in the early 1930s. My ebook was researched from ancestry records and contemporary newspapers of the time.
Scarred Hearts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Adult
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At the close of WWI, moonshine and bootlegging rule the night in the Kentucky hills, but two damaged souls manage to find light and love amidst the darkness. Nearly destroyed by a grenade blast, Shadow Robeson returns home from war only to be trapped by family expectations he has no energy to fight—until a secret romance with a loving woman sets him on a new course.