Books tagged: prohibition

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This Old House
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
A Connecticut ex-pat comes to Vermont looking for his roots. He finds a great Uncle in his nineties still alive and makes him happy by moving into the house of his ancestors. There are several hidden facts connected with the old Farm and house. A little insight into what Prohibition of the 1920s and 30s was like and the people at that time.
Diamond
Series: The Lady Pearls. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,610. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Get ready for a real page turner. The year is 1924. Corsets are out. Freedom is in. Movies are silent and Hollywood is shaping American culture. From coast to coast young girls like Heather Smith dream of becoming a movie star. One day two men shooting a western film in Texas, come to Miss Pearl's Parlor for some fun. Can Heather's dream come true? Movie history at its best! Adult subject rated R.
Go to Ground (Broken Dark Season One, Episode Two)
Series: Broken Dark. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hunted. Afraid. Alone. The crew of the Elias are running, chased from their operations on Calgany by the Alcohol Enforcement Agency. The AEA’s raid on Lisa Tant’s warehouse scattered the nefarious bootleggers and one of the bloodiest pursuits in Prohibition history ensued as they made their escape. The smugglers are desperate to go to ground, but the AEA means to have its prized arrests...
Return to the Scene
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,280. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Liliana Martelli Delaney returns to the Massachusetts farm where she grew up, hoping that sorting out the detritus of the 250-year-old house, once an inn, would help resolve her anger and animosity. She uncovers evidence of shady dealings by former owners and a mystery unfolds. She is determined to get to the bottom of it, with an adventurous spirit, a loving heart and some humor thrown in.
Counter Clockwise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015 by Lee Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Part of The Collection - can be read without reading the previous books* A teen time traveler's insecurities threaten her relationship with her boyfriend, and potentially alter the future.
Music In The Dark
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Music in The Dark is a compelling novel set in Prohibition-era Montreal when alcohol, drugs and jazz music ruled “Sin City.” Taylor Williams is a young black musician struggling to find fame in the Montreal Harlem District amid gangsters, racism and bootleggers. As a young boy, Taylor escaped a terrifying ordeal that haunts him as he pursues his dream of becoming a famous jazz musician.
Dutch Schultz German Jewish-American Mobster
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Harlem lottery was a money making affair. It operated in poor neighborhoods and required bettors to match 3 numbers that were chosen at random. Schultz paid off a Tammany Hall assemblyman to protect lottery headquarters from police raids. When police meandered too close they were reassigned to other locations. My book looks at its operation and how it thrived even after Schultz was murdered.
The Ice Cream Blonde ~ A Neil Brand Thriller
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Neil Brand is a former World War I soldier and disgraced ex-cop, now running security for Harry York at York Brothers Studio in 1931 Hollywood. York has a problem with bad boy actor Johnny Cutter, who failed to show up on the set to finish his latest picture, and Brand is sent to find the star. In doing so, Brand uncovers a trail of white slavery, drugs, and murder, involving famous actors...
Dia Linn - V - Le Livre de Ryann (Is ait an mac an saol’)
Series: Dia Linn. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: French. Published: June 19, 2015 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » General
Chicago, 1920. La Prohibition vient d’être étendue à tous les États-Unis, pour le plus grand bonheur des clans mafieux, italiens et irlandais, qui se disputent le trafic juteux de la contrebande. Ryann Noone, le parrain du Valley Gang inféodé aux Irlandais, découvre le cadavre de sa femme assassinée d’un poignard en plein cœur. Commence alors une longue quête à la recherche du meurtrier...
The Necklace (The Kate Brady Series Book 3)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The necklace is the story of women with dangerous secrets. Kate Brady, now 80 years old is determined that her secret will die with her; Andrea Pryor, 42, the famous television anchor is being blackmailed for hers, and 18-year-old Marianne Woodsman’s takes her on the run through a homeless shelter and a brothel as her story becomes intertwined with Kate’s and Andrea’s in a 3-generational bond.