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A Continental Charters C-46A Pittsburgh to Buffalo Flight Disappears on December 29, 1951
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The search for a vanished C-46A commercial flight that originated in Miami, Florida continued for hours and days after the plane departed Pittsburgh after 9:00 p.m. on December 29, 1951. Numerous organizations and individuals contributed planes, water craft, and cars to assist the effort. The Civil Aeronautics Board opened an investigation into the crash that continued into January 1952.
Angelo Palmeri and the Buffalo, New York Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Angelo Palmeri was an upstate New York bootlegger during the Prohibition era of the 1920s. He ran an establishment, i.e. speakeasy, in his final years before his death on December 21 1932. Palmeri and Joe DiCarlo are lynchpins in the history of the Buffalo mob. Former Buffalo Police Commissioner John J. Roche ran an administration that was rife with criminal activity. Palmeri. 54, died in his car.
Frank Valenti Rochester, New York Mobster Exiled To Pittsburgh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Valenti was an underworld figure whose prominence spanned several decades. From the 1950s until 1972 his influence was apparent in Rochester gangland circles. In fact, even though it was never made official, the Valenti family operated as an independent entity, separate from their Magaddino superiors. Valenti carried out Mafia orders relating to gambling, harness racing, real estate, etc.
Medico Industries Pittston, Pennsylvania Defense Contractor Mafia Ties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
William Medico became friends with Mafioso Russell Bufalino during their youth in Pittston, Pennsylvania. By 1938 Bufalino moved to Buffalo and became an organized crime figure there. Phil Medico and James Osticco, both Medico Industries officers, were prominent figures in the Bufalino syndicate. The McClellan Committee investigating organized crime called Bufalino a thoroughly ruthless figure.
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?