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Louis Pioggi New York City Gang Leader
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The assassinations of Max Zweifach aka Kid Twist and Sam Tietch aka "Cyclone Louis" prompted a manhunt for Louis Pioggi aka Louis the Lump. A short man with dark brown hair and eyes, Pioggi was a young thug. He rose to the top of Paul Kelly's infamous Five Points band. In an era of dives haunted by gangsters in Chinatown, Coney Island, Brooklyn and Manhattan, police pursued Pioggi to Connecticut.
The Salvatore Maranzano Giuseppe Masseria War For Mafia Supremacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In April 1931 Giuseppe Masseria was betrayed by one of his closest associates Lucky Luciano. Giuseppe's execution in a Coney Island restaurant was one of many events in a gang war in which the Masseria group lost 40 to 60 of its men to gun violence. My e-book looks at the murders of Masseria men, Steve Ferrigno and Al Mineo, Masseria's rise to power and his assassination by people he trusted most.
Fred Trump Builder of Trump Village
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Fred Trump began his career as a builder of single family homes in the 1920s. For a time he was a supermarket owner in Woodhaven. He started this profitable venture during the Great Depression in 1933. Fred sold out to a supermarket chain and by World War II he was constructing homes for the U.S. Navy from the northeast to Norfolk Virginia. He expanded his work as a builder after the war ended.
Charles Lucky Luciano and Vito Genovese The Mafia Murder of Giuseppe Masseria Coney Island, New York April 15, 1931
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Giuseppe Masseria was involved in gambling, bootlegging, and also the food industry racket. Newspapers from the 1930s wrote that his power rivaled that of Al Capone, who he may have worked with or for. It is interesting that Masseria was lured from his base in Harlem to his death some distance away in Coney Island. It was a savage time in the history of organized crime, the beginning of the 1930s.
A Dead-Game Sport
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,980. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » General
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Dayton Shannon made two promises. One was too protect his little brother and the other was to earn enough money to get to the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago. Both seemed unattainable when his abusive father arbitrarily shipped him off to his uncle in Lexington, Kentucky to learn the horse trade. The job turned out to be bookmaking and it led him on an adventure that would change his life forever.
Coney Island Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
Rose in Dreamland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Coney Island in 1907, known for its freaks and spectacles. But for Rose, Coney Island becomes a place of wonder, a place that makes memories. A place that saves lives...
In the Shadow of the Wonder Wheel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,310. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mallory McGill woke up in a hospital, her nearly-born daughter missing, and the police accusing her of murder. Can she find out if she really committed the crime, or if someone stole her baby, before her life becomes forfeit?
Famepunk: Part 2: Middlemarch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 289,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Middlemarch is the sexy, funny, epic, teen lust-filled second volume of FAMEPUNK, a new novel for adults of all ages…A story of women in close contest--and closer embraces--taking professional tennis and primitive fantasy to their limits in the post-Cold War era.
Killing Little Ralphie
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In 2012 construction workers expanding the parking lot of the New York Aquarium in Coney Island, NY unearth the skeleton of a boy obviously killed by a blow to the head. But the old parking lot had been paved in the 1960’s over 50 years ago. Whose skeleton is this, how did he die and who killed him? This novel will keep you swiping your finger accross the screen