Books tagged: prohibition

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 75 results

The Hat (The Kate Brady Series Book 1)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Prohibition, a Jewish bootlegger and his naive young bride, a handsome bookkeeper and a ruthless hit man all come to life in this award-winning tale of romance and suspense.
Two Gun Hart - Law Man, Cowboy, and Long-Lost Brother of Al Capone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
He was one of the most successful lawmen in the country, arresting bootleggers and catching criminals. He wore a ten gallon hat, wore cowboy boots, and rode a horse, fighting men with Tommy guns with his two six-shooters. He was a war hero, a wild-west performer, a Boy scout leader, and the president's body guard. He was also the brother of the most notorious criminal in the world, Al Capone.
A Dead Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a woman is murdered, Detective Valenti must do everything he can to bring the guilty to justice. Otherwise, what’s the point of wearing a badge?
A Good Car
Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Crossfire
Series: Doc Voodoo, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Caught between trigger-happy vigilantes, a hexed holy man, and a mad mobster out for blood, Doc Voodoo finds himself torn between worlds and caught in the crossfire…
The Golden Merra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
1928 - Booze smuggler Wil Driscoll has accepted an invitation from an old foe to attend a dog race in New Orleans. On the lam from his boss, Wil desperately needs to strike it big. He soon discovers that he has to share a room with Albert Crow, an ambitious treasure hunter enroute an expedition to Mexico. After the pair's run-in with New Orleans' notorious Black Hand gang, it's no day at the races
Gold-Diggers, Gamblers And Guns (A Jazz Age Mystery #3)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Galveston Gazette society reporter Jazz Cross longs to cover hard news, but she's stuck writing up gossip tidbits. When Fed Agent beau James Burton is framed for murder, they must prove his innocence. Downtown Gang leader Nounes forces her barkeep brother, Sammy Cook, to do his dirty work. After a bookie is murdered, Jazz delves into the gambling underworld. A soft-boiled historical mystery.
The Red Legion
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Ineke Valence has been living the quiet life...well, as quiet as she'll allow it to be...until one unlucky day her daughter is kidnapped, and the trail leads her to her old stomping ground in Mexico. It's never been more personal when the Angel moves in to get her back.
A Case Against Alcohol Prohibition In India
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Alcohol prohibition has been an utter failure across the world. Despite all evidence to the contrary, many parts of India continue to enforce a counterproductive alcohol ban. In addition to prohibition, senseless taxation policies, socioeconomic disparities and other shortcomings, add to the alcohol woes of India. This book makes a case for evidence based alcohol regulation instead of prohibition.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume II Paradise Found ? (1830s to 1890s)
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This is the second part of A New Life in Our History, a history of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. By the 1830s, reformers opposed to transportation were promoting a more enlightened solution to Britain’s social and economic difficulties: systematic colonisation. Paradise Found traces the experiences of some families who helped build them in New Zealand.