Books tagged: prohibition

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Pioneers On The Ottertail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,520. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Immigrant pioneers from Germany in the 1800's settle on Minnesota's remote frontier at Otter Falls on the edge of the vast White Pine Forest. They struggle with Indians, cold and blizzards, yet succeed in building a large family farm and run the brewery thru prohibition. After prohibition, they struggle to re-open the brewery. Wars and financing stand in their way. Will they complete the task?
A Change In Crime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
When you lose everything, who are you? Leo Riley faces off against the Mafia for killing his family. With nothing to his name, he seeks help from monsters called Changed. All power comes at a price. What will it cost Leo?
When Pigs Fly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A novelette of swindlers, dames, and a millionaire with a pig. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1925. Right before New Year's Day. Genevra has just brought in a mark with a story she can't believe: he wants to race his famous racing pig against all takers. It sounds like a con--and she should know--but she just can't resist.
The History of the Chicago Gangsters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The early days of Chicago's organized crime began in 1850 with Michael Cassius McDonald as the original crime boss and The Black Hand. "Big Jim" Colosimo, Johnny "The Fox" Torri and Al "Scarface" Capone followed as the boss of bosses. Prohibition brought gangland war to Chicago. Capone fought for territory and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the beginning of the end for Capone.
The Gilded Cage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Set during the prohibition, Masie is the daughter of a notorious criminal - but she has a difficult time deciding the course of her own future. Does she continue on the path her family has laid out for her or spread her wings and leave the life she knows far behind?
Hooch Runners
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Two brothers distill illegal alcohol during the 1920s in the cellar of their secluded cabin. They deliver hooch, while drinking their fill, throughout the Illinois countryside. Their wives live in fear as they try to cope with drunken tempers and attempts on their lives. This is a story of survival and revenge during Prohibition.
Deranged Justice: The Law & Lunacy of Bartow Grover Nix
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On November 7th, 1919 Bartow Grover Nix was hanged for a double murder in Columbus, Georgia...questions continue concerning the prosecution of the case...was it done properly; was Nix even sane. Nearly a century later, Bartow's great nephew reviewed the case with fresh eyes...what he found led to a compelling tale...of the nature of southern justice...in the early 20th century.
Grandpa Snake: Moonshiner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,050. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
Grandpa Snake made illegal moonshine whiskey in the Appalachian Mountains a century ago. His life was forged in a blazing hot furnace fired with black coal, then beaten into shape on the cold, hard anvil of Prohibition. Criminalizing whiskey promised to rid the country of sin, but instead it criminalized the innocent and the greedy.
This Old House
Price: Free! 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.
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...