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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.
HeartStrings
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.
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: 43,200. 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
Of Mixed Blood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Inspirational
Mike Temple is a top executive in the defense industry. He is happily married and respected by his peers and politicians he has worked with. On the day he is asked to join Jimmy Carter’s administration as the secretary of defense, he receives a letter from Korea from a daughter he didn't know he had . What Mike learns from the letter changes his life forever
Always Right
Series: Diamond Brides. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,110. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Sports
Lawyer Amanda Carter is courting financial disaster. If she doesn't win her current case, her career will crash to a humiliating end. Right fielder Kyle Norton is convinced Amanda is the key to his breaking his hitting slump. Kyle needs Amanda at every game. Amanda needs to bury herself in work. Soon, they're locked in battle but united by passion. Can either one be always right?
The Chickenfried Café
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,700. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » General
Milton Muzny is succeeding with three entrepreneurial efforts; a chain of restaurants located at country airports, a breakthrough electric powered aircraft and a golf equipment company that is about to win the US Open. His world is perfect except for one thing. The Attorney General of the State of California is about to indict him for the murder of a man he never met.
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries: Entangled
Series: Tommy Two Shoes, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Tommy’s friends and family always seem to have a problem that soon becomes his. When extortion screeches on his friend’s door, Tommy agrees to help. Although Uncle Aidan’s ghost throws obscure clues Tommy’s way, Tommy cannot stop the shakedown arriving on his own doorstep.
A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA): Anti-Bribery Provisions, Definitions, Payments to Third Parties, Extortion, Accounting, Reporting, Anti-Fraud Violations, Penalties
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,030. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
This guide is intended to provide information for businesses and individuals regarding the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).