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The Big Leap
Pre-release—available June 1, 2019. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction
This is a collection of dramatic flash fiction stories. They evoke a series tone, but offer likeable characters driven by purpose and passion. The desire is that you will relate to each character's struggle and journey for truth.
Murder and Bubbly: A Cannoli Cafe Cozy Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Nicole Capula is ringing in the new year at her cousin’s annual New Year’s Eve bash when a party guest is found murdered in the ballroom just after midnight. Despite over a hundred people celebrating in the ballroom at the exact time of the attack, no one actually saw the murderer. What was a fun party turns into an absolute nightmare as the town falls apart. Will Nicole solve the strange mystery?
Robert "Bobby Basile" Occhipinti Long Branch, New Jersey Mafia Enforcer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In August 1969 Long Branch, New Jersey mobster Robert Occhipinti refused to answer questions posed to him by members of the New Jersey State Investigation Commission. Accompanied by his lawyer Occhipinti fled the courtroom and drove speedily to the Delaware River. Followed closely by New Jersey State troopers, law enforcement abruptly stopped their pursuit at the Pennsylvania state line.
Surviving Jersey: Danger & Insanity in the Garden State
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2018 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just your average New Jersey childhood? Not exactly. SURVIVING JERSEY: Danger & Insanity in the Garden State by Scott Loring Sanders.
Settimo "Big Sam" Accardi Bloomfield, New Jersey Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
"Big Sam" Accardi lived in Bloomfield, New Jersey. A mob enforcer, Settimo was originally from Vita, Italy. He entered the United States in 1926 from a port in France. A target of immigration officials beginning in November 1952, Accardi was deported to Italy. Before justice dept. officials in the John F. Kennedy administration sought his return, he was a narcotics trafficker for the U.S. Mafia.
Zombie Democracy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,560. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2018 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It is the eve of the first U.S Presidential Election following the zombie apocalypse.
Frank Miceli Gambino Family Soldier From Elmwood Park, New Jersey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
As a witness in Boston Federal Court in 1970 mob informant Vincent Teresa turned evidence against Gambino soldier Frank Miceli. Teresa published two books that were co-written with a writer from Newsday. Teresa believed that Miceli would hunt him down. He once wrote that Miceli would look for him for as long as he had breath in his body. The two men were part of a banking ruse involving bonds.
Beautiful as the Sky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Not every scoundrel is black to the core, nor does every saint have a heart of gold. Set in the canal era of the mid-1800s, an era of optimism, and innovation, Rafe Mesola finds he has dug a hole for himself so deep that he may never get out. He can only blame himself. Trying to make amends, though, he feels his "victims" will not allow him to change, making him wonder who the victim really is.
Eugene Boffa New Jersey Bank and Mail Fraud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Eugene Boffa was president of the Edgewater Bank of New Jersey when it collapsed in 1958. The failed bank was the creation of "boy wonder" entrepreneur Earl Belle. Belle fled to Rio de Janeiro before facing U.S. federal charges. The indictment against Pittsburgh resident Belle and his codirector, Mitchell Ostwind grew out of a federal investigation. In June '58 Boffa controlled the Edgewater Bank.
Raymond Wean Bonanno Family Enforcer and Government Informant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at a Bonanno family theft ring during the 1970s. The criminal outfit robbed trucks. It also plotted a theft at the home of Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, the twin sister of the Shah of Iran. The ring was based in Maspeth, Queens where Bonanno capo Joe Massino made his home. The robbery of the Shah's sister was foiled by an alert security guard. Wean later turned government informant.