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Gaspare Magaddino Bonanno Family Mafia Killer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gaspare Magaddino was a cousin of Joseph "Joe Bananas" Bonanno as well as a distant relative of the Magaddino dons of upstate New York. By 1965 Gaspare was wanted for a number of bombings carried out in Sicily. Years earlier was part of a meeting in Palermo, Sicily that was attended by drug dealers from Sicily and the U.S. The intense pursuit of Magaddino ended with his 1970 murder in Brooklyn.
Prohibition Era NYPD Corruption Jamaica, Queens Liquor Still
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The testimony of NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Kelly was important in unraveling an illegal liquor distillery in Jamaica, Queens. The operation was based in a former piano factory building that its operators and a rogue police inspector had agreed on. Things were going smoothly until Thanksgiving Day 1931. NYPD patrolmen were alerted when the lid on the still popped open, sounding an alarm.
NYPD Collusion With Gambino Family Plot To Murder Federal Informants
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In 1963 FBI offices traced collusion between a NYPD patrolman and garage owner/mafioso Michael Scandifia. The mobster was linked to the Gambino crime family through evidence presented before a NY State Investigative Committee. Scandifia and Patrolman Grossman were charged with conspiracy to kill informants. Trial for the accused was delayed until 1968. Dumdum bullets were part of the planned hits.
Gambino and Colombo Families The 1972 New York City Serial Mafia Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The attempted assassination of Joseph Colombo Sr. and the murder of Joey Gallo are important in the fallout amongst Mafia organizations. In 1971 Colombo was gravely wounded at an Italian Unity Day celebration held in Manhattan. On April 7, 1972 Gallo was shot and killed by a gunman who entered a restaurant clandestinely. The murders triggered a wave of violence among Gambino and Colombo partisans.
Nude Photography Smut Cases
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Obscenity cases involving nude photos are intriguing for many reasons. Among the most obvious is their diversity. For example, in 1957 a light truck driver in Jackson Heights was arrested for displaying postcards with nude images on his dashboard. Many times obscenity trials are encouraged by a crusading politician. This happened in Philadelphia while District Attorney Victor Blanc was in office.
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.
Coney Island Avenue
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,320. Language: American English. Published: March 13, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
CONEY ISLAND AVENUE, a sequel to the acclaimed novel GRAVESEND, by Shamus Award-winning author J.L. Abramo.
Tracking Terror
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by BluewaterPress LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A fender bender with an Indian Muslim on a New York City Highway launches Detective Pete Fanning into an investigation of a terrorist plot that may lead to the bombing of Belmont Park Racetrack at the running of the Belmont stakes. He and a couple of FBI agents uncover an unlikely collaboration – a band of dissident IRA soldiers with a cell of the Al-Qaeda embedded in a Queens, NY mosque.
Castle Loves Fandom: Celebrating the Detective Show’s Quips, Homages, and Meta-Salutes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A book celebrating the fandom within ABC's Castle, from Nathan Fillion's immersion in tiny subcultures to the Firefly easter eggs, pop culture references, and film homages – all that makes the show a true act of love.
Roses are Red
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jain Ryan moved to New York City to pursue a career on Broadway. What she didn't figure was falling for and under the watchful eye of NYPD Detective Marcus O'Boyle, her brother's best friend. When Jain scores the role as an understudy for the lead in a Broadway revival, one kiss alters their relationship.