Books tagged: buffalo ny

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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.
Shattered Spirits
Series: The Jeff Resnick Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,050. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
If it weren’t for bad luck, Jeff Resnick would have no luck at all! While riding his new racing bike, Jeff is hit by an SUV, an accident which has a cascade effect on his life.But it’s soon apparent that his so-called random accident is anything but, and the murder of a close friend has a hobbled Jeff on the run. Can he discover who’s out to destroy his life—and threaten those he loves most?
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.
No Justice No Peace: Trayvon's Revenge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,190. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
February 26th... is the two year anniversary of Trayvon Maarten's death, and now the truth if finally coming to the light… Luxor Kismaayo has something that nobody else has… Proof of what really happened the night that Trayvon was murdered! No Justice No Peace: Trayvon's Revenge
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Getting Off
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
A novel about the end of the sixties - like you don't remember them. Are you getting off yet?
Catching On Fire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A pre-dystopian, paranormal romance novel involving a young woman who discovers others have visions of the same strange glyphs that she "sees." She sets out to fill in the blanks and decode the message that she hopes will save the Earth from the terrible future the visions predict.
The Jeff Resnick Mysteries: Books 4 & 5 (Cheated By Death & Bound By Suggestion)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A bargain priced box set of the fourth and fifth Jeff Resnick Mysteries: Cheated By Death and Bound By Suggestion
They Call Me Korney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
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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.