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The Sugar House
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 107,640. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A gripping historical fiction that will transport you back in time to the Detroit of the 1920's- a world of Speakeasies, Gangsters, Auto Barons, Flappers, Lawlessness and Innovation. The Sugar House exemplifies one's inner desire to remain true to faith and family while navigating the rocky waters that surround adulthood's needs, wants, pressures and aspirations.
The Tomb That Ruth Built (A Mickey Rawlings Mystery)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Sports
Utility infielder Mickey Rawlings has joined Babe Ruth on the 1923 Yankees and is looking forward to playing in his first World Series. But when the body of a murdered bootlegger is found buried in the team’s new stadium, Rawlings is called in to investigate. This is the seventh in Troy Soos's acclaimed Mickey Rawlings historical baseball mystery series.
Normandie, croisière de rêve ou cauchemar ?
Price: $5.30 USD. Words: 34,230. Language: French. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Alors qu’il embarque à bord du prestigieux paquebot Normandie, Michel Angot ne saurait imaginer la succession d’aventures et de mésaventures, événements en tout genres, qu’il va traverser. Le jeune apprenti cuisinier de Pont-Audemer espérait se faire une autre vie de l’autre côté de l’océan. Cela va l’entraîner dans des situations totalement inimaginables et parfois dramatiques.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Intelligence in the Rum War at Sea, 1920-1933 - Prohibition and the Coast Guard, Volstead Act, Al Capone, Mafia, J. Edgar Hoover, FDR
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The "lessons of history" are important tools in formulating the strategy, policy and tactics to protect our national interests.
Change
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,560. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Her mother demanded that Tyna never expose her true nature, and that she never enter Cygna, the land of witches. Now, her mother is dead and her sister has deserted her. To save her trader’s caravan after disaster strikes, Tyna must break every prohibition. Once inside Cygna’s borders, Tyna learns it is the one place she could be her true self, but the cost will be her freedom and self will.
Grace on Broadway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,800. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The modern Grace Hennipen discovers she’s in an old fashioned world where laws are skirted and scruples follow. Preparing for a future in journalism she shadows Mark Hellinger, a promising writer hot on the trail of a great new topic—celebrities. She dodges prohibition agents, dances with gangsters, and mingles with a multitude of characters reveling in the Jazz Age
SpeakEasy
Price: Free! Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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It’s a chick-lit mystery with some history, written collaboratively by over 20 local authors as part of the community novel project of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. In modern-day Kansas, Ronni Long interviews 108 year old Julia, who doubts all the adventures of her long life should be revisited. As the mystery unfolds, Julia’s secrets and Ronni’s lies put both women in danger.
Angel Valence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,300. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ineke Valence: Single mother of one. Blond. A drinker in spite of prohibition. Resident of Staten Island. The Angel of New York: The law's gun for hire, the one they send when the job gets too risky, a thief, or bodyguard, or murderess... A former spy of the Russian Revolution.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
Bathing Beauties, Booze And Bullets (A Jazz Age Mystery #2)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s 1927 in Galveston, TX—the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, is assigned to profile bathing beauties competing in the Miss Universe contest, but she’d rather solve the murders of local prostitutes. Worse, she must fend off advances from Colin, a gangster she suspects is involved. Finally she risks it all to save her friends and brother from a ruthless killer.