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Frank "Blinky" Palermo Philadelphia Boxing Manager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Blinky Palermo manipulated boxing fights and robbed boxers that he managed for decades. One of his most successful fighters was Ike Williams, who captured the lightweight world championship in the late 1940s. Years later Williams told an author that Blinky stole money from him regularly. On one occasion Palermo took the entirety of a $33,400 paycheck Williams earned for fighting Beau Jack.
Brooklyn Mobster Joe Colombo 1970s Mafia Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Samuel Carbone was involved in loan sharking. Along with notorious racketeer Joseph Zicarelli he faced multiple indictments. Then in the summer of 1971 he was found slumped over the steering wheel of his car on a Newark street. He had a single bullet in the back of his head. Soon a series of gangland murders followed, including that of former boxer Cowboy Joe Lucignano. The Campisis were involved.
Open Invitation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this short story, Jade, Bryan and Jack are college students that scheme together to make some extra money to defray their expenses. They come up with a foolproof method to burglarize the homes of older wealthy folks that are attending society events. Their plan runs like a well-oiled money machine, until they break into a house while children are at home!
A Body on Pine: A Marco Fontana Mystery
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Marco Fontana enters his friend’s spa on Pine, the place is splattered with blood and a dead client lies sprawled on the floor. Brad, the masseur, is missing. A thorough search turns up more questions than answers. When Brad is found dead, things go into his gear and Marco understands that what appears to be a simple case of murder is anything but.
Blind Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,330. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Whaley Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literary collections » Diaries & Journals
Every newspaper editor owes tribute to the devil... Harry Wentworth's bill just came due.
Midnight Liberty League - Part I
Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
William should be excited, he just met Ben Franklin. Instead, he’s terrified, because this isn’t 1776, it’s 2017. Where literature’s greatest quest always ends, his story begins…at the first sip.
You Who Took The Boat Out
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2017 by Unsolicited Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
A woman takes a canoe out on the water at night and must avoid obstacles barely visible through the water. The illumination of stars reflected back up through the water guides her toward a greater vision of the mystery of the world as it is.
Murder on Camac
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,390. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Gay PI Marco Fontana investigates the murder of Helmut Brandt who researched the death of Pope John Paul I. Fontana’s work has him colliding with Brandt’s powerfully lethal enemies. Deftly balancing his PI work with his ownership of StripGuyz, a troupe of male strippers, Fontana also negotiates the intricacies of love and relationships which he has been avoiding too long.
Half Shadow
Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
it's a love story between a couple from different worlds it's a journey too
The Smell of Money
Series: The Odd Fellows Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,960. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Jack Morgenthau, Philadelphia lawyer, has hit his midlife crisis, and leaves his law firm just as his daughter is targeted by a contract killer. Determined to save her, and to find out who wants her dead, Jack winds up teaming up with the killer and his daughter to right some wrongs in the world.