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Vendetta
Price: Free! Words: 94,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Eccentric and untidy Oxford University Professor “Eddie” Higgins is the ‘scientific adviser’ to a local cosmetics company run by its new and vivacious chief executive, Isobel Johnson. It doesn’t begin well. “Yours is an industry dogged by exaggerated claims, impossible claims and false claims,” he tells her. So, can they work together to expose the Asian gang that has infiltrated the company?
Diversion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The gripping plot in Diversion unfolds against the backdrop of the opioid drug crisis in rural America—an anesthesiologist dies, a young girl goes missing, and terrorists plot an attack that could kill thousands or shut down American’s military drones.
Auguste Joseph Ricord French-Argentine Heroin Dealer International Drug Kingpin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Auguste Joseph Ricord was joined by French nationals like Christian David, Lucien Sarti, Francoise Chiappe and Andre Condemine in an international drug ring that profited for many years. Eventually the younger operatives seized control of the business. Ricord remained in Paraguay, fighting extradition into the 1970s. His operation sent $600 million yearly to the U.S. from France via South America.
Tommaso Buscetta Italian Mafia Informant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Tommaso Buscetta was part of the Pizza Connection that operated in Italy and the U.S. in the 1970s. Many of the pizza parlors, fronts for heroin trafficking, were based in the Northeast and Midwestern U.S. Twenty-two defendants were indicted for the 1985 trial during which Buscetta presented his testimony. The indictments were served by FBI and DEA agents. Multiple convictions followed.
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.
Killing Penelope
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,220. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Killing Penelope is a true story about a girl’s devotion to her mother, Penelope, a wild and eccentric woman who never intended to have a child, and to her father, Gardiner, a Harvard-educated physician whom the depended upon to be the steady, stable parent. In this memoir by Kimball Converse Pier, the author gives a beautiful portrayal of her experience of retrieving humor, grace, and gratitude f
South of Cincinnati
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,530. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
They wouldn’t stop until they’d cornered the entire dope trade…SOUTH OF CINCINNATI, a Jon Catlett Crime Novel by Jonathan Ashley. 2nd in series.
Society's Anonymous: The True Twelve Steps To Recovery From What Brings Us Down
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,820. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Depression, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Learn how to generate positive thoughts that attract happiness, and cleanse internally from all of the negativity we are drowning in. Realize genetics can be controlled with diet and lifestyle, and our biological make-up can be improved. Discover how to eat healthy, and gain your relationship back with nature. Remove yourself from the synthetic environment limiting your potential.
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.
Countering Transnational Organized Crime: How Special Operations Forces Build National Police Capacity in Latin America - TCOs in Bolivia, Colombia, Junglas, Honduras, Narcotics and Drug Trafficking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Military
Transnational organized crime is the principal security threat in Latin America. Beginning in the 1980s, US Special Forces partnered with national police units in Latin America. Initial efforts focused on countering drug trafficking.