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The Curse of the Strawberry Moon: A Caviston Sisters Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When an aging rock star is found dead in a New York vineyard, the Caviston sisters are drawn unwittingly into solving the murder of a member of a band they once idolized. Named after a Seneca Indian fable that haunts the story, The Curse of the Strawberry Moon blends eccentric characters with a riveting plot that delves intimately into the Finger Lakes wine industry.
Frank Valenti Rochester, New York Mobster Exiled To Pittsburgh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Frank Valenti was an underworld figure whose prominence spanned several decades. From the 1950s until 1972 his influence was apparent in Rochester gangland circles. In fact, even though it was never made official, the Valenti family operated as an independent entity, separate from their Magaddino superiors. Valenti carried out Mafia orders relating to gambling, harness racing, real estate, etc.
Francis "Two Gun" Crowley Nassau County, New York Police Killer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Two Gun Crowley entered Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York after being treated for multiple wounds at Bellevue and Nassau County Hospitals. His lawyers mailed a desperate appeal to NY Governor Franklin Roosevelt. The plea to save Crowley's life asked that he be saved to study criminals like him, who were an absolute menace to American society. Crowley made headlines for two brutal murders.
Running Beyond Empty
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 123,890. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A Novel, involving contemporary mother-daughter relationship, travel, work, play, friendships, lovers.
Lost Industries of Albany County, New York
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,150. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From its origins as a fur trading post before the Revolution to its transformation into New York’s capital and the hub of transportation networks, Albany County became one of the earliest and greatest industrial centers of America. Albany’s little-known industrial era, which has largely faded into history, is contained in this one well-illustrated volume for the first time.
Ballston Spa History Walkaround: A Guide to Historic Places and Interesting People
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: American English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
The history-laden village of Ballston Spa, New York, is a charming place, perfect for a peaceful and relaxing walk. This guidebook describes some of its historic structures, and gives the fascinating stories of some of the village's past residents.
Road Dance: Poems
You set the price! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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Stories of sacrifice and honor, strength and passion, healing and laughter. Collected from journals and memories that began in McCarthy-era NYC, they follow a crazy carnival journey of raising children, the search for love, self-understanding, and the desire to leave a better planet behind. The tales are evocative and sometimes startling, balancing a high wire between fear and redemption.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Sawmill Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Terry Levine is called to investigate a triple homicide five hours away from home, he knows the case won't be routine. A veteran investigator with the New York State Police, Levine quickly suspects he may be dealing with a blossoming serial killer. A task force comprised of state troopers, the FBI, and Erie County Sheriff's Department personnel follow what few leads come their way.