Books tagged: bootlegging

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Mary's Secret
Series: Rose Of Skibbereen. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A beloved character from Book One of “Rose Of Skibbereen”, Mary Driscoll now has a book of her own. Her story is one of passion, betrayal, theft, bootlegging, murder and love, from turn of the 20th century, through the Roaring Twenties, up to the Great Depression. Mary's humor, grit, and pathos -- and her secret -- will stay with you long after you finish reading this remarkable story.
Leonard Moceri Detroit Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Leo Moceri served a prison sentence for extortion before he was released and returned to California in 1966. He began investing money in an earth moving operation run by Los Angleles mobster James the Weasel Jimmy Fratianno. In the 1970s Moceri was an underboss in Cleveland who was second in command to Jack White Licavoli. Eventually Moceri became involved in a disagreement that led to his murder.
Deranged Justice: The Law & Lunacy of Bartow Grover Nix
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On November 7th, 1919 Bartow Grover Nix was hanged for a double murder in Columbus, Georgia...questions continue concerning the prosecution of the case...was it done properly; was Nix even sane. Nearly a century later, Bartow's great nephew reviewed the case with fresh eyes...what he found led to a compelling tale...of the nature of southern justice...in the early 20th century.
The Necklace (The Kate Brady Series Book 3)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The necklace is the story of women with dangerous secrets. Kate Brady, now 80 years old is determined that her secret will die with her; Andrea Pryor, 42, the famous television anchor is being blackmailed for hers, and 18-year-old Marianne Woodsman’s takes her on the run through a homeless shelter and a brothel as her story becomes intertwined with Kate’s and Andrea’s in a 3-generational bond.
The Red Scarf (The Kate Brady Series Book 2)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
The dramatic historical crime drama of Kate Brady continues as she joins the FBI, falls in love with an agent and goes undercover to bring down a major crime family.
Crossing the River Styx
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Edith never wanted to visit the caves. But Frank insisted. Now, Frank lay in a pool of blood in those caves, and Edith wants to know why. When Albert sees Edith emerge from the caves covered in blood, he has no idea what to think. He barely recognizes the wealthy newlywed who arrived just days before in the brand-new 1926 Chevrolet Phaeton he so admired. Together, they must find the truth.
Gold-Diggers, Gamblers And Guns (A Jazz Age Mystery #3)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Galveston Gazette society reporter Jazz Cross longs to cover hard news, but she's stuck writing up gossip tidbits. When Fed Agent beau James Burton is framed for murder, they must prove his innocence. Downtown Gang leader Nounes forces her barkeep brother, Sammy Cook, to do his dirty work. After a bookie is murdered, Jazz delves into the gambling underworld. A soft-boiled historical mystery.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
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Born to a family of Southern sharecroppers, Birdy Whitaker has resiliency in her blood and as a child learns quickly to adapt to the fast paced streets of 1920s Philadelphia. A young single mother of the prohibition-era, Birdy has plans to be made into an honest woman -- that is if she could manage to get handsome, charming and professional bootlegger Sidney Allen to cooperate.
Angel Valence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,300. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ineke Valence: Single mother of one. Blond. A drinker in spite of prohibition. Resident of Staten Island. The Angel of New York: The law's gun for hire, the one they send when the job gets too risky, a thief, or bodyguard, or murderess... A former spy of the Russian Revolution.
Rachael's Legacy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels in distance and time to discover her secret past in the Mennonite country of rural Wellington County. Her journey is filled with intrigue, gangsters, whisky running and romance.