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Skip: Superhero of Las Vegas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
For the first time ever, all three parts of the Skip: Superhero of Las Vegas series are united into one, action-packed volume. When Skip, the teleporting superhero and protector of Las Vegas, finds a gang of kidnappers, it’s up to her to come to the rescue. But soon, she hears the mafia has devious plans to steal her powers! It all comes to a head in a final showdown with the whole world at stake!
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.
Carmine Tramunti New York City Cosa Nostra Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Carmine Tramunti's mob dominated criminal life in the northern Bronx and Westchester County areas. A convict at 22, Tramunti was imprisoned at Sing Sing in 1932. His first offense was discharging his gun at a New York City Policeman during daylight hours. Along with football player Joe Namath. Tramunti became the target of a 1969 FBI investigation. NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle intervened.
The DeCavalcante Assassination of Gambino Family Soldier Joseph "Joey Surprise" Feola April 19, 1965
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Joseph Feola was hoping to expand his waste disposal business into northern New Jersey. FBI sources indicate he became a target of his own Gambino family leader, Carlo Gambino. Don Carlo and Sam the Plumber DeCavalcante were in on a garbage deal that encompassed Mount Vernon, Westchester County and northern New Jersey. Apparently Feola was sacrificed when he began encroaching on Colombo turf.
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.
Salvatore D'Aquila First Gambino Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Toto D'Aquila was shot 5 times by unknown assailants in October 1928. He had just driven from the Bronx to take his wife to a doctor in Manhattan. As his wife and four children made their way into the physician's office Toto stepped outside to repair his car. Looking up from the hood of the auto he spoke with the men briefly before they shot him multiple times. D'Aquila was the first Gambino boss.
Alphonse Attardi Gambino Family Soldier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Before 1970 Alphonse Attardi changed his name to Jim Carra, had plastic surgery and gave a detailed interview to syndicated columnist Jack Anderson. He turned his back on the Mafia, opting to risk his life as an informant, someone who was constantly chased by mobster executioners. The information he provided federal agents was crucial to prosecuting organized crime cases of the mid 20th century.
Harold Gibbons Teamsters Union Vice President St. Louis, Missouri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Originally from Pennsylvania Harold Gibbons was of Irish descent. His rise as a labor leader was accompanied by many who disagreed with his methods. Among his opponents were union rivals and St. Louis law enforcement detectives. Some of these men testified before the United States Racket Committee in 1958. It is noteworthy that strikes called by Gibbons were accompanied by arson and violence.
Johnny Dio Labor Racketeer and Mafia Enforcer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Johnny Dio was a Mafia figure whose career was near its height in the 1950s and continued into the 1970s until his death in Lewisburg Prison. Of all the charges against him during his criminal career the most notorious was the acid throwing incident of pioneering newspaper columnist Victor Riesel. This took place outside a New York City eatery around 3 a.m. in 1956. Riesel was completely blinded.
MAFIA WIFE: Love, Murder & Madness
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a taste for adventure and an agonizing childhood. When they were married two years later, he was not yet a “made man” in the powerful Gambino crime family. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. But Lynda was so happy to be out of her domineering mother’s loveless house.