Books tagged: extortion

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Racekteering and the Fake Labor Union Extortion Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Fake labor union pickets were employed by a coalition of former union members,, an attorney and a private detective. The company the group targeted was a Manhattan photo studio. My book looks at this attempt to defraud a business devised by a former member of the AFL boxcutters union. I also consider extortion by labor unions in general and how it it is especially costly to American business.
The Dallas Deception
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,980. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A favor for a friend turns deadly serious when Detective Jack Kyle must capture a killer in the Dallas underworld. Jack Kyle's cop friend Eddie needs some help. His first problem: a lurid videotape featuring the daughter of Eddie's wealthy girlfriend. His second problem: extortion. Jack's job is to find the blackmailer fast and get the tapes, but a day later the guy is dead.
The Moon Conspiracy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Seven friends are playing a hand of poker. While they play they decide that all seven were sick of commuting, and decided to do something about it. The plan was to take over the electrical station on the moon, that delivered ninety percent of Earths electricity. Then with the ransom ask for asylum on Mars. It worked out well, as they Mars six trillion dollar, and kept one for themselves. But- - -?
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries Series Books 1, 2, and 3
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Tommy Two Shoes Minerd, a retired Pittsburgh Police Homicide Detective, wants to spend his free time writing stories inspired by his cases. Unfortunately, no matter where he goes or what he does, new cases find him. Especially those that center around his friends and family. With his ghostly partner, Uncle Aidan LeClerc, Tommy fights crimes that place him and his loved ones in the line of fire.
Joe Adonis' Brooklyn Extortion Racket
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joe Adonis was a soft spoken man who operated so called "legitimate businesses" according to a Life Magazine article of 1951. My book looks at an early picture of his career when he was enmeshed with the likes of Isidore Juffe, a fur industry racketeer who needed quick money fast to keep his business operative. My e-book looks at Juffe, Gasberg, Wapinski, and Adonis' roles in an obscure 1932 con.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A group of Texas oil men fund an artificial heart project and plan to use it to extort untapped oil reserves from ageing third world dictators. But the plan goes wrong when the US president's daughter receives the implant and the whole project is hijacked by a rougue computer genius.
Little Augie Orgen And Jack Legs Diamond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Little Augie Orgen has been described as a transient East Side gang leader. After Augie's death Legs Diamond moved on the beer racket and ran into conflict with Dutch Schultz among other rivals. The garment industry, once controlled by Orgen and his enemy, Curley Holtz, was later dominated by Louis Lepke Buchalter and Jacob Gurrah Shapiro. It was a lucrative racket, earning $400-$1,000 per month.
A Decent Bomber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Former IRA bomb maker Pat O’Carolan has been a farmer these past twenty years, living on a remote smallholding with his ghosts and occasional visits from his beloved niece. Forced by Somali terrorist turned extortionist The Accountant to make bombs from forgotten IRA caches, Pat joins the War on Terror as only he knows how. New terror meets old terror in a deadly clash with only one winner.
Fundamental Doctrines And Practices Of Stewardship
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Stewardship & Giving
Stewardship is indeed the object of the initial assignment God gave mankind and it is going to be the ultimate subject of accounting. The starting point is that we and everything we own are owned. We will be expected to give an account of our life; our resources; our time; our talents; our environment, etc. It is important that we are always conscious about this.
Grey Areas 2: Ghosts of Winter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Grey Areas 2: Ghosts of Winter is also available in "GREY AREAS – THE SAGA," a collection that contains all 4 Grey Areas books. ********************************************************* Henry Fields/Barrett Greyson's goals once again become compromised as he finds himself in another struggle to keep both his freedom and his life. The people he left be