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Prohibition Era NYPD Corruption Jamaica, Queens Liquor Still
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The testimony of NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Kelly was important in unraveling an illegal liquor distillery in Jamaica, Queens. The operation was based in a former piano factory building that its operators and a rogue police inspector had agreed on. Things were going smoothly until Thanksgiving Day 1931. NYPD patrolmen were alerted when the lid on the still popped open, sounding an alarm.
The Crucifixion (A Tadhg Sullivan Mystery, book 3)
Series: Tadhg Sullivan Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,030. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Detective Tadhg Sullivan’s break away from serious crime comes to an abrupt end when Ella Kavanagh, the new Minister for Justice, puts him in charge of the investigation of a retired Christian Brother. Can Sullivan save this fledgling government, or will the sins of the past remain buried, and so doing destroy the future of everyone concerned?
The Murder of Gangster Roger the Terrible Touhy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Roger Touhy died in a hail of shotgun blasts near his sister's home in Chicago. Only recently paroled from Stateville Prison, where he was serving a 99-year-sentence for kidnapping, the hoodlum died in the company of his bodyguard. Touhy was one of a number of Irish brothers whose family immigrated to the United States. Three of them died in shootouts before the end of the 1920s.
Wild Bill Lovett Irish Gangster From Brooklyn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Wild Bill Lovett was a war hero who saved a number of his buddies in a World War I machine gun unit. For his bravery he was honored with the Distinguished Service Cross. When he returned home he became the leader of Brooklyn's infamous White Hand Gang. Lovett carried out an unsuccessful attempt to kill gangster Frankie Yale before he was murdered by members of Yale's gang on October 31, 1923.
Matt Costello Mysteries Box Set
Series: Matt Costello Mysteries, Book 0. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 210,860. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This box set contains: Watchers, Sleeping Dogs, and Wild Justice
The Brotherhood (A Tadhg Sullivan Mystery, book 2)
Series: Tadhg Sullivan Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Det. Tadhg Sullivan’s life seems to be falling apart, since being shifted to Co. Clare from Dublin after falling out with the Minister for Justice and the Garda Commissioner. He's knocked out of his lethargy when a teenage girl goes missing not far from Ennis where he's been stationed. Asked to lead the hunt by the local Superintendent, he's suddenly catapulted into a world of unimaginable horror.
Owney Madden Irish Beer Racketeer Of Prohibition Era New York City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
By his own count Owney Madden was jailed 140 times. He was imprisoned for the murder of rival gangster Patsy Doyle in 1914. One time Owney was freed from Sing Sing Prison on a writ of habeas corpus. He returned voluntarily after it was discovered that he was leading the high life at Florida's Hialeah Park instead of working at a laundry in Brooklyn under the supervision of a parole officer.
Vincent Mad Dog Coll
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Vincent Coll had a short career in the organized crime world of New York City. His specialty was bootlegging in the Prohibition era. A native of Ireland Vincent was also involved with Jewish and Italian crime figures. Thompson submachine guns, speakeasies, and stylish sedan cars were in vogue in the early 1930s. My ebook was researched from ancestry records and contemporary newspapers of the time.
The Gun (A Tadhg Sullivan Mystery, book 1)
Series: Tadhg Sullivan Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Garda Detective, Tadhg Sullivan, leads a special unit investigating politically motivated crime. A man known only as The Deerstalker is a cancer infecting the Irish political system. He teams up with journalist, Helen Carty, to track down the killer, but when the CIA kill the wrong man, Sullivan finds himself in a race to arrest The Deerstalker before the CIA can take him out.
The Detective's Muse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Detective's Muse is an innovative literary mystery about the cost of love and the hope for the future. When Lieutenant O'Huiginn investigates a brutal crime, he's stunned to see that the victim's best friend resembles his dead fiance. His creative fire reawakened, O'Huiginn searches for the killers, even as he's determined to finish the aisling poem that has tormented him since childhood.