Books tagged: gangsters

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Rachael's Legacy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
From the sophistication and glamour of upper-class New York City life during the roaring twenties, Erie Carliss travels in distance and time to discover her secret past in the Mennonite country of rural Wellington County. Her journey is filled with intrigue, gangsters, whisky running and romance.
Street Queens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
School girl by day, hard-loving gangster by night, 16-year-old TKO thinks she is the queen of the streets. But when a gang initiation goes wrong and her mentor morphs into her would-be master, the familiar byways of her Harlem kingdom becomes a battleground and TKO becomes a soldier of urban warfare, caught in the crossfire of brutality and betrayal dodging live bullets.
Ten Nobodies (And Their Somebodies)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a creative work of fiction consisting of ten chapters, each of which is a narrative by a "nobody" who worked for otherwise served a "somebody"--a famous or well-known person in history. The "somebodies" include Shakespeare, Anne Bonny, Davy Crockett, General Custer, Lewis Carroll, President Taft, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, Marilyn Monroe, Vince Lombardi, and Meyer Lansky.
Ten Nobodies (And Their Somebodies)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,880. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is a creative work of fiction consisting of ten chapters, each of which is a narrative by a "nobody" who worked for otherwise served a "somebody"--a famous or well-known person in history. The "somebodies" include Shakespeare, Anne Bonny, Davy Crockett, General Custer, Lewis Carroll, President Taft, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, Marilyn Monroe, Vince Lombardi, and Meyer Lansky.
Little Miss Mute
Price: Free! Words: 13,280. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00)
In a Prohibition-Era speakeasy in Kansas City, Paul Verconi had been looking for nothing more than a few drinks to soothe his nerves before heading home. However, what came looking for Paul would prove to be even tougher to swallow than the diluted bootleg whiskey swirling in his dirty glass: a drop-dead gorgeous dame that was enigmatic, curiously silent ... and perhaps even dangerous.
Bullet Rain (A Noir Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A mysterious hitman, a mobster's girlfriend, and missing money add up to a load of trouble when a rival decides to take it for himself. NOTE: This is a short story approx 6,000 words.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
The African Queen and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,170. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A little fantasy, a lot of mystery: welcome to strange lands, strange crimes and stranger investigators—swordsmen, aging women from another world, and a love struck teenager, to name a few. Come along for the ride up-river to Sing Sing, through a wild night on horseback, or driving a Mazda GLC through flooded suburban streets. I guarantee there’ll be something interesting waiting for you.
First, I Love You
Series: Downey, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,610. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50)
Detective Tommy Gates takes an opportunity to work his first Federal case in Chicago, the same city where his estranged mobster father Mickey Downey lives. Tommy's sister Kiki Downey sees this as an opportunity to mend fences, Tommy's DEA partner James Hoffman sees it as a way to get to Mickey. When Kiki and James join forces it sparks a maelstrom of unexpected consequences for everyone.
Young Roy
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Three stories from the early years of Roy Harper, before he became a well known traveler and philosopher. Outlaw Trail covers his time in Texas as a child, Hoosier Dreams his adolescence in Indiana and The Gangster's Apprentice chronicles Roy's coming of age. These were the formative experiences that shaped his worldview and made him what he was to be.