Books tagged: prohibition

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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?
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.
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.
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.
Pioneers On The Ottertail
Series: Otter Falls. Price: $1.99 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?
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.
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.