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The Red Grove Social Club A Yonkers, New York Genovese Extortion Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Red Grove Social Club is infamous in the annals of Yonkers, New York business history. Closed within weeks of its 1969 opening, the establishment nevertheless had reverberations over time. The management of the Red Grove appealed in court and went so far as to set a portion of its interior afire. Red Grove President John Tortora was convicted on 16 counts of loan sharking.
Felix "Skinny Razor" DeTullio Philadelphia and Atlantic City Mafia Enforcer and Loan Shark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Felix "Skinny Razor" DeTullio had a stake in Atlantic City's Club 500 and owned a Philly bar that served as his office on most days. A rough operator with cold, dead eyes, his nickname came from his fondness for razors as weapons. He often carried a thin blade in the pocket of his suit. Many people who borrowed money from the Philly mob were soundly beaten if they failed to pay back their loans.
Aniello DellaCroce Gambino Family Underboss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Aniello DellaCroce was a resident of Mulberry Street in New York City's Little Italy. Oddly he avoided indictment for the 1974 murder of Charles Calise, a principal in DellaCroce's Gambino loansharking operation. Calise had turned FBI informant before his assassination. DellaCroce's residence was just across the street from the Ravenite Social Club, a center of Gambino family crime activity.
Carmine Lombardozzi Gambino Family Capo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Carmine Lombardozzi was a mobster who operated on the Brooklyn waterfront.One of his many businesses was an optical company that had a contract with the International Longshoremen's Union. He was a Wall Street genius and made millions for the Gambino family over time. He is well known for denying that the Apalachin meeting was anything more than a barbecue and large get together for mobsters.
Joe Profaci Jukebox Rackets And Loan Sharking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Joe Profaci died a natural death in 1962 of cancer. By 1950 he was a wealthy man with homes in Brooklyn and New Jersey. He headed a number of so called legitimate businesses in addition to his involvement in racketeering and loaning money at usurious rates. As my ebook explains the failure of Congress to pass a bill enabled gangsters in America to delay deportation by the justice dept. officials.
God's Factory
Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: British English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Arthur Godley, proprietor of Godley's Garden Gnomes and Godley Investments meets his maker in unusual circumstances and, in the process, learns a few costly lessons. A twenty first century version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".
Tess Mercury and the Wanton Wife
Series: Tess Mercury, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DC Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Tess Mercury and her posse are the best damn bounty hunters in the west. This is the story of how Lightning Hazel Harley with her arsenal of death rays, stun guns, incendiary devices, explosives and irradiated lizard spit joined the gang and helped them capture the infamous Chicago loan shark, Rudy the Roll Ricone.
Thumbelina Is Dead
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Contemporary women
The story about a Female Loan Shark- A graphic short story.
The Art of Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,730. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Hard money lender Jim Stedman gets more than he bargained for when he invests in an art gallery run by the conniving Richard Solo.
Death or Quarter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A bareknuckle fighter relives the story of his life in the fragmentation of solitary confinement.