Books tagged: gangsters

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Cape Light
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,590. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1933. The nation is in Depression. Prohibition is skidding to an end. A New York City lawyer, takes a "collection" assignment on Cape Cod. He's either to find a missing shipment of scotch, or to collect its worth from the locals who for years have paid bills with nighttime work. The lawyer finds a lost love and a couple of young summer actors, and a new President.
Dutch Schultz
Series: Gangsters, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,290. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One of crime’s most colourful and idiosyncratic leaders is examined in crime writer Nate Hendley’s fast-paced book. A treat for fans of true-crime and bizarre mob stories. Nate Hendley brings to the lexicon of gangster profiles a meticulously researched, very human examination of this legendary figure.
On the Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This is a play about Timothy 'Timmo' O'Connor O'Leary. "Timmo" is a street attorney. He is a sole practitioner because straight out of law school, 40 years ago, he couldn't find anyone who wanted to practice with him. "Why?", you ask. Could it be that he is overweight? Could be. Is it because he always looks as if he owns one suit (He actually owns two.) and looks as if he'd slept in it.
Darius and the Vanilla Funk
Series: Sports · High School · Young Adult. Price: Free! Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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Darius and the Vanilla Funk centers on the special relationship between fifth-grade teacher and student, and the strong bond they have formed. Darius Mitchell walks a bumpy road after leaving Mr. Cohen's class, hitting the streets as a gang member. It isn't until he is knocking on death's door, that Mr. C steps in to teach the final lessons.
The Facebook Killer: Part One.
Series: The Facebook Killer Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,900. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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When a London banker's family are murdered and his house burned to the ground, he expects justice to take it's course. When that justice fails him, he seeks his own revenge. Using Facebook to track down the killers nearest and dearest. Dermott Madison has lost everyone he cared about and now he is going to make sure he equals the score. Part one in the ultimate story of antisocial-networking.
The Sunday Club: How to commit the perfect robbery.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Four desperate men with one thing in common, they need to raise a lot of money, and they need it by next Sunday. The unusual answer to their needs comes in the form of Craig, an autistic savant. His recently deceased uncle, a paranoid gangster who refused to leave paper trails, instead entrusting all of his planned robberies to Craig's memory. One plan remains locked in his mind. The Big One.
Within the Brass Web.
Price: Free! Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A fictional Fan Fiction story, for the game City of Heroes. Gangsters seeking control of the city... a mastermind, with his mechanized army, seeking control of the world... the super heroes determined to regain control. All of them clash one fateful Monday Morning. A battle now known as Brass Monday
His Smoke, Her Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Film-Noir, Screenplays » Drama
Film noir "His Smoke, Her Roses" by Chandra Jayne. A girl's coming-of-age thriller set in 1930s. Kansas City in the Thirties seemed wholesome as the town of Mayberry but was impervious as Gotham City. Haven to bootleggers and farmers, the city promised everything but freedom to a young woman Carthage who flees her violent family on the coat tails of a gangster with a crying disorder. Love? Maybe.
Chicago Capers Book One Zeppelin Murders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 100,730. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Murder, mystery and magic in Jazz Age Chicago. Part Indiana Jones, part Agatha Christie, Zeppelin Murders starts with the discovery of battered body on a promenade beside the Chicago River & all the clues lead to the maiden voyage of the dirigible, The Chicago, bound for New York, London & Berlin. Add spies, gangsters and dangerous occult objects for cliffhangers in almost every chapter.
Mafia Chicks
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Times have changed in the Mafia. The days of hijacking trucks, extortion, and selling stolen goods are a thing of the past. With these changes for a smarter Mafia, women are now allowed into the ranks as Made Members. Educated and able to ambulate behind the scenes, they move stealthy carrying out the Family Business with a flair that only a woman can provide.