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Harry Stromberg Alias Nig Rosen Philadelphia Mafioso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Nig Rosen was an important Jewish gangster who was active in three U.S. cities, particularly in the 1930s and 1940s. In January 1937 four of his associates were arrested by police during a Camden, New Jersey sting. On one occasion Rosen's men were taken into custody in an Upper Darby, Pennsylvania home. They were apprehended by police raiders in the basement of a home while using adding machines.
Hustle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Told through the lens of Hamilton and Clara, HUSTLE unravels a lifetime of childhood dreams built on the shoulders of a generation. From unimaginable relationships and questionable connections to the choices each character has to make to survive, it demonstrates the sacrifices women endure to create better situations for their families - even if it means risking their well-being.
A Warning in Blood: The Vampire Inquisitor Series
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,250. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dru is The Inquisitor, investigating sedition and punishing treason among the undead. Now a powerful enemy shatters a primal vampire law and brings chaos. The threat causes Dru to embark on an epic journey. From urban vampire havens to hidden mountain lairs, lines are drawn. Dru is tested as he discovers the meaning behind A Warning in Blood.
Death on Delancey: A Marco Fontana Mystery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,570. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Two gay bartenders are found dead and the Philly police say it’s murder-suicide. Marco Fontana doesn’t agree. But the Chief of Detectives won’t let him near the case. Then a powerful businessman hires Marco to prove the police right! While his personal life becomes more complicated, Fontana’s case leads him into a dark and dangerous Philadelphia.
Love Happens
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Ramses El Djinn is a genie who falls in love with his master. But when he tells his bride what he is, he’s surprised to find out that she’s a witch. Neither of their fathers is happy with this mixed marriage. Can their love survive? Can wishes make things better…or worse?
The Apothecary's Wife
You set the price! Words: 67,100. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
It is 1810. Anne Blake's is now married to the apothecary,John Parker. The couple begin their new life together by journeying to America to study botanical specimens, but instead Anne finds she must once again start a new life in a new place with an unknown future.
Her Time
Series: Historical Fiction · My Personal Favorites · Historical Look at Real People. Price: $3.99 $2.99 USD. (25% off!) Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
So you REALLY know Ben Franklin? Wife Debby thinks otherwise! Mrs. Franklin was more than capable founding mother -- businesswoman, postmistress, mother of three, civic-minded citizen, and wife. With the help of a debt-ridden medium and the least of her descendants, she gets to tell her story. An honest, funny, and warm historical retelling from a colonial woman not afraid to speak her mind.
Philadelphia Police Crackdown on Jewish Pornographic Book and Photo Distributors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Pornography, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
During the late 1920s Jewish immigrants from Poland and Russia were targeted during a sweep against obscene photos, books and photos in Philadelphia. Among the most publicized cases was one against Samuel Bloom and his wife. Immigrants from Poland Mrs. Bloom claimed that she was unable to write English. The Blooms, cigar store owners, were accused of being purveyors of obscene books & photos.
Susceptible
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Philadelphia Private Investigator Phil Allman explores the suspicious suicide of a man whose life uncomfortably mirrors his own, leading him to examine the value of his own existence.
Felix "Skinny Razor" DeTullio Philadelphia and Atlantic City Mafia Enforcer and Loan Shark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Felix "Skinny Razor" DeTullio had a stake in Atlantic City's Club 500 and owned a Philly bar that served as his office on most days. A rough operator with cold, dead eyes, his nickname came from his fondness for razors as weapons. He often carried a thin blade in the pocket of his suit. Many people who borrowed money from the Philly mob were soundly beaten if they failed to pay back their loans.