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The Murder of a Bookie Italian Rackets in Buffalo, New York April 1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at the murder of John J, Barbera and puts it into the context of Italian crime as it existed in Buffalo between 1938-1945. Barbera was a former associate of Joseph DiCarlo, who was termed Public Enemy #1 by a former Buffalo commissioner. DiCarlo was brought to justice in 1945 when he was tried with a corrupt policeman and another gangster. All received light misdemeanor sentences.
Organized Crime In Buffalo, New York (1960s)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Stefano Magaddino or Don Stefano was an all powerful Mafia leader in Buffalo and western New York during the 1960s. My e-book is a close look at the power structure of his operations. As the 60s continued he had yet to name a successor and Frederico Randaccio was considered one of the most likely. Yet Randaccio and Magaddino damaged their reputations by being indicted for crimes late in the 1960s.
A Grandfather's Gift
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
If you love historical homes, powerful political figures, steamships, trains, brilliant business people, renovations, interior design, gardens in pink and secrets, then welcome to Glencairn Hall. Built in 1832, perched on the edge of the Niagara River. The road this mansion is situated on, according to Winston Churchill, “is the prettiest drive in the world.”
The Seer and the Scholar
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,360. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
A chance discovery takes anthropologist-turned-novelist Maude Travers through a centuries-old missing person's investigation. Each piece of evidence triggers vivid dreams of the Sloane sisters as they help Buffalo's poorest residents during the cholera epidemic of 1849. A psychic medium and the spirit of a nineteenth century school teacher enable Maude to reconcile the past with the present.
Leon Czolgosz Revolutionary Assassin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
My ebook looks at Leon Czolgosz's background as a Polish immigrant whose family lived in Detroit and Cleveland, Ohio. The text raises questions regarding the assassin's movements in Chicago in August 1901, and later in West Seneca and Buffalo. How did he obtain his money and who funded his trips from Cleveland to Chicago and then to Buffalo? It is likely Leon Czolgosz had an accomplice in Buffalo.
A Whisper of Bones
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Whisper of Bones is book two in the Orphans and Inmates series. The past and present intertwine as modern day anthropologist, Maude Travers, pieces together evidence from an exhumed poorhouse skeleton and the journal of the Keeper of the Buffalo Orphan Asylum, Ciara Sloane Nolan. Paranormal visions lead Maude to a horrifying secret that threatened Ciara's own life.
The Ouija Board Murder Witchcraft Among Native Americans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Henri Marchand was a noted French painter and sculptor. His wife was murdered in their Buffalo home on March 6, 1930. Prosecutors believed that the motive for the slaying was unrequited love. One of the women who plotted the crime, with the messages she received from a Ouija board, was a model who posed for Marchand. She lived on the Cattaraugus Reservation near Buffalo. Was she the instigator?
Horse and Greyhound Racing Criminal and Mafia Connections
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Dog racing
Emprise Corp., a Buffalo concessionaire, was a dangerously powerful influence in U.S. sports. Its criminal acts were perpetuated by ties to organized crime. My ebook looks at the crimes committed by Emprise and mobsters in the horse and dog racing industries. It questions how this criminal empire went almost completely unchecked. I name names, race tracks and specific loans made by Emprise Corp.
Camp Fire Girls A Memoir of The History in New York State
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Camp Fire Girls is an organization that offers young women a chance to excel and learn without the pressure of competition. My book also appreciates the different county chapters in New York. Each has benefited the Camp Fire Girls nationally. Eliza Laub became the first president of the Buffalo Camp Fire Girls Council. She is among the many leaders and members that I have profiled in my ebook.
Poliomyelitis In Upstate New York 1944-1963
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Infantile paralysis killed thousands of Americans and crippled countless others. My work is compiled from newspaper articles and ancestral records of individual deaths. Polio was greatly feared in the summer months from June-September. Isolated cases occurred in October. My e-book provides statistical info and human stories of its impact in upstate New York. Syracuse and Buffalo had many cases.