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Son Of The Times: Life, Laughter, Love & Coffee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » American / African American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A collection of columns, stories and essays by Award-winning writer John W. Fountain, a former national correspondent for the New York Times and staff writer at the Washington Post and Chicago Tribune.
Hidden in Darkness (An Emily O'Brien novel #7)
Series: Emily O'Brien. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,970. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Christopher Potter pleads guilty to two grisly murders in the sleepy town of Clarkstown, then requests an interview with Winston Chronicle reporter Emily O'Brien from his jail cell. The tale he spins calls into question what happened that night and whether he's actually guilty. But not everyone wants the truth to come out. And someone is willing to kill to keep the secret.
Habitat for Human Remains
Series: A Samuel Roberts Thriller, Book 5. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2017 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Hired to defend a murder suspect who lives in the creepiest mansion in Champaign, IL, Sam Roberts worries that the forces of evil are again pulling him into the fray. Blake appears to be innocent, yet his mother wants him declared insane rather than acquitted. Will Sam and Bob solve the mystery of the Frost Home or become its next victims?
Bradley University Basketball and the 1949-1950 Gambling Scandal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
1949-1950 was a unique year in college basketball. A City College of New York squad won both the NCAA tourney and NIT championships. A team from Peoria, Illinois, the Bradley Braves, was barely beaten out in the final game of the NIT tourney. It was the only time a team has won the NIT and NCAA in the same year. The year after a college commission ruled against teams competing in both events.
Americo "Pete" DePietto Chicago Mafia Heroin Dealer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Americo "Pete" DePietto was a central figure in a Chicago drug sting that was carried out in late October 1963. A Lombard, Illinois resident DePietto served as narcotics point man for Chicago's Outfit crime syndicate. He had 5 accomplices, one of whom remained free on bond for another crime. My ebook focuses on DePietto's varied criminal life. He later served an extended stint in Fort Leavenworth.
Drawing on the Past
Series: Perri Seamore, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Perri Seamore accepts a spur-of-the-moment position filling in for a home health nurse. Soon after starting the job, she finds there is much more going on in southern Illinois than she anticipated. Perri entangles herself in a centuries-old mystery surrounding a historic house in a nearly abandoned town, persistent rumors of hidden riches, and the double murder of the home’s owners.
On The Line: The Final Chapter
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Lt. Novelli's been shot. The only clue is the name of a woman named Shirley. But who is this Shirley? With no prints on the stolen car that was used in the shooting and no weapon, things are looking bleak. Luckily a news team was on the scene when the shooting occurred. But when a fire results in the death of two people, and the same news team is on the scene there may be more to it than luck.
Pat's Tavern
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A personalized history of a Chicago neighborhood as I lived if during the 1930's, 40's and 50's as told through stories, poems and essays including photographs.
Mysterious Midwest: Illinois Ghost Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Ghost Cat Haunted Lemp Mansion Rodney the Ghost One Chicago Haunted Dwelling The Invisible Clock The Haunted Antique Store Haunting at Old Chicago The Night Bells The Haunted Cornfield The Flying Flowers
The Dark Farewell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,130. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » USA
Spiritualist Medium Julian Devereux claims to speak to the dead--and he charges a pretty penny for it. Newspaper man Flynn knows a phony when he sees one, and he’s convinced Devereux is as fake as a cigar store Indian. And he’s absolutely right. But when Julian begins to see bloodstained visions of a serial killer, the only person he can turn to is the cynical Mr. Flynn.