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They Call Me Korney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In one of Buffalo's most blood-soaked crime tales, this is the story of the bloody reign of Polish gangster John "Korney" Kwiatkowski, which ended with one of his friends in the electric chair. Before the end came, Korney masterminded robberies all over the city, leading a gang of violent thugs, dubbed the Korney Gang, while he maintained a facade of gentility. A true story set during Prohibition.
Moon Pies
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
There’s no way a woman from a small farm town in northern Illinois can be prepared when her future mother-in-law spits chew into a Campbell’s soup can. But when the boyfriend invited her to join him in the hills of Georgia for a family reunion, chewing tobacco was only the start of many surprises. She doesn't anticipate, however, that she would be the cause for the family being run out of town.
The Naked Ghost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,940. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
The piano plays torch songs, and the fluffy house cat has mischievous habits that transcend even the paranormal. Then there's that little wet dog. Atlanta gay couple Whit and Casey find the country home of their dreams, but they find out it's haunted. After some scary adventures they buy the place, but can't decide whether to move in. The sexy ghosts turn out to be pre-incarnations of themselves.
The Bootlegger
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Ben, a nine-year-old Navajo boy wonders how his father supports his family. One afternoon he follows him to find out. A middle-grade/ YA short story.
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.
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.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Set in the dance halls and speakeasies of prohibition era Philadelphia, comes a story of finding love before finding ones self.
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.
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.
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.