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The Wentworth Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,640. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Spencer Wentworth’s carefree life does not prepare him when he inherits a huge fortune with an attached responsibility. When the stock market collapses in 1929, the family fortune suffers a huge loss and is in the brink of bankruptcy. Honoring his promise to preserve his legacy, he is determined to save Wentworth Hall at any cost even if it means losing the only woman he loves.
William "Klondike" O'Donnell Beer Racketeer In Capone Era Chicago
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The O'Donnell brothers, William "Klondike" and Myles were Chicago's equal of Dutch Schultz in New York during the Prohibition era of the 1920s and early 1930s. My e-book looks at how the O'Donnells built their business and managed it over time. Like Murray Humphries and William Three-Fingered White, Klondike O'Donnell was a Capone era survivor. Each of them encroached on Teamsters Union territory.
Unremarkable
Series: Unremarkable. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2018 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Publishers Weekly Review: "The premise invokes classic black-and-white noir, while lurid supernatural details add a touch of blood red." Saul’s life was uneventful until the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre changed it. Now the Feds, Bugs Moran, and Al Capone all need him. Saul is desperate to make them all happy and keep his parents safe. That may be difficult when Saul learns that vampires are real.
Mystery On The Ottertail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It is the year 2025. In an ancient family trunk, Jerry Feiffer discovers a very dark secret that has lay buried beneath the ruins of the ancient brewery and farm for over 100 years, closely guarded by the ghosts of the Prohibition Bootleggers. Jerry and a mystery stranger become entangled in a life or death struggle for the bootleg booty. Who is this stranger?Who will die? Who will get the gold?
George "Big Frenchy" DeMange Harlem's Cotton Club, Owney Madden and Boxing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"Big Frenchy" DeMange was a trusted and reliable business associate of "Owney" Madden. The two of them ran the Cotton Club. Along with Will Duffy they were the principal backers of Italian heavyweight boxer Primo Carnera from the time he was 23. The triumvirate of mobsters robbed the fighter of much of his hard earned money. On one occasion Madden demonstrated his loyalty by ransoming Big Frenchy.
BOB (Book of Bullshit)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: Australian English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
BOB (Book of Bullshit) explores some of the more prevalent occurrences that piss-off the average Joe on a regular basis, topics that are debated with much verve in homes, in offices, in bars around Australia.
Acquaintance
Series: Medicine for the Blues. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1920s Portland, Oregon, a homosexual surgeon—a veteran of WWI—meets an ambitious young jazz musician, who is questioning his own sexuality, and they struggle with social conventions and the Ku Klux Klan. This is Book 1 of the trilogy Medicine for the Blues, a work of LGBT historical fiction which explores the complexities of gender and sexuality through the lens of the early 20th century.
Angelo Palmeri and the Buffalo, New York Mafia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Angelo Palmeri was an upstate New York bootlegger during the Prohibition era of the 1920s. He ran an establishment, i.e. speakeasy, in his final years before his death on December 21 1932. Palmeri and Joe DiCarlo are lynchpins in the history of the Buffalo mob. Former Buffalo Police Commissioner John J. Roche ran an administration that was rife with criminal activity. Palmeri. 54, died in his car.
Good for What Ails You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Ben Keck and his girlfriend Anna seek for answers when a friend drops dead during a speakeasy raid in 1920s Big Grove, Illinois. Did Carley consume toxic bootleg liquor or was she deliberately poisoned by someone else?
The Grab-A-Cab Murder
Series: The Mike Fargo Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,040. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The GRAB-A-CAB MURDER is the 7th entry in the Mike Fargo Mysteries series. It takes place in 1921 and is Fargo's first case after his promotion to detective. When Arthur Worthington, the owner of the Grab-a-Cab Company is murdered in one of his own cabs, Fargo finds himself with a mystery that grows more complex with each passing day. He must also decide just what kind of detective he wants to be.