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Ebony Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2019 by Rebel Publications. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Author Johnny Powers returned to the Midwest to discover the mysteries contained in the secret diaries of Miss Ebony Rose Carter. Born in 1934, and raised by a single mother, she became a wily business woman with a spirited vengeful side no other woman could match. When her destiny took an unexpected shift, she was forced to return to the crime ridden cesspool of the city to set things right!
Angelo Lapietra Chinatown Caporegime Chicago Outfit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Angelo Lapietra was a caporegime for the Chicago Mafia, known as the Chicago Outfit. Working directly for boss Joseph John "Joey Doves" Aiuppa, Angelo's base of operations centered around 26th Street and Chinatown. Turk Torello, a West Side underboss, was also his superior. My e-book discusses a number of clandestine crimes carried out by the Calabrese Crew, run by Nick and Frank Calabrese.
William "Klondike" O'Donnell Beer Racketeer In Capone Era Chicago
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The O'Donnell brothers, William "Klondike" and Myles were Chicago's equal of Dutch Schultz in New York during the Prohibition era of the 1920s and early 1930s. My e-book looks at how the O'Donnells built their business and managed it over time. Like Murray Humphries and William Three-Fingered White, Klondike O'Donnell was a Capone era survivor. Each of them encroached on Teamsters Union territory.
The FBI Closes In On Milwaukee Phil Alderisio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
A heavyweight fight between Muhammad Ali and Ernie Terrell is discussed in my e-book about Milwaukee Phil Alderisio. Terrell was managed by Chicago businessman Bernie Glickman, who owed a restaurant and awning company. Glickman endured a frightful beating at the hands of Milwaukee Phil's enforcers at his Chicago apartment. The assault followed the cancellation of Ali-Terrell in New York City.
Anthony Spilotro Chicago and Las Vegas Mafia Enforcer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Spilotro and his brother Michael were victims of Mafia hits in 1986. Their beating deaths occurred soon after they agreed to meet with unidentified parties. Michael ran a restaurant in Oak Park, Illinois. The Spilotro brothers were executed in Bensenville, Illinois and buried in an Enos, Indiana cornfield. Much of my research comes from the investigative reporting of writer Jack Anderson.
The Hit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,450. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Hit is a story about two brothers, two sisters, the God of Slaughter, jealousy and vengeance in the Chicago underworld. Family secrets landed them together. Those same secrets would tear them apart
Four Unsolved Mafia Hits 1959 Chicago, Boston, Tampa and Kansas City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Bennie Lazarra was a genial wholesale grocer in Tampa, Florida. Shortly after midnight he arrived home with his wife, who was a sister of a prominent Florida judge. Just as she was opening her car door Lazzara's wife watched as her husband was gunned down by an assassin who waited in ambush. Friends and relatives of Lazzara pooled their money in order to solve his murder. He had no known enemies.
Americo "Pete" DePietto Chicago Mafia Heroin Dealer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Americo "Pete" DePietto was a central figure in a Chicago drug sting that was carried out in late October 1963. A Lombard, Illinois resident DePietto served as narcotics point man for Chicago's Outfit crime syndicate. He had 5 accomplices, one of whom remained free on bond for another crime. My ebook focuses on DePietto's varied criminal life. He later served an extended stint in Fort Leavenworth.
Joey Glimco Chicago Teamster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The 1957 and 1958 McClellan labor racketeering trials were covered worldwide in newspapers and on television. Union boss Joey Glimco took the 5th Amendment to avoid incriminating himself on 70 separate occasions. Former Local 777 President Dominic Abata told U.S. Senate investigators that Glimco had thrown him out of the Teamsters affiliate. Abata later defeated Glimco as a rebel candidate.
Murray the Camel Humphreys Al Capone Associate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Murray Humphreys was born to an affluent Welsh family on Chicago's North Side. Some biographers believe he left school after the third grade while others have written that he completed high school. Suave and debonair he possessed qualities that mobsters like Al Capone found invaluable to their organizations. Humphreys organized laundry unions and then expanded to unionize milk truckers and others.