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Wiser Guys: La Famiglia Di Mostri Book Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,940. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Plymouth Supper Club hides hooch and rumrunners like a backdrop covers warehouse walls on Poverty Row. Bill and Millie Chiavo hide magic powers. Can they wise up together or will the prospect of criminal life drive their friends and family apart?
Legacy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,720. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
1930s Detroit. When an opportunity to become a rumrunner lands in Jolene's lap, she leaps at the chance to make enough money to lift herself out of poverty. The stakes are high. Transporting liquor illegally means danger, possible imprisonment, and dealing with Jackson Chandler, a man she can’t stand, but one she fights her attraction to from the moment they meet.
Yonnie Licavoli Detroit and Toledo Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Yonnie Licavoli had an extravagant Detroit wedding where Al Capone was his best man. Licavoli and his bride honeymooned at Capone's home in Florida. Yonnie's only true rival during his Toledo years was a bootlegger name William "Jack" Kennedy. Operating a nightclub the Irish Kennedy refused to go along with rules and regulations established by Licavoli and his cronies. Kennedy survived until 1933.
Eve and Eden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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Evelyn's mama is a newspaper, classifieds road-stained and speckled with dust. She picks her name from those pages, rebuilds herself anew. A woman seeped in literal shadows, nightmares dripping from her lips and fingers, Evelyn walks away from her old life with little more than a newspaper clenched in one magic-stained hand. WANTED—MAGICIAN'S ASSISTANT, it reads, NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.
Chicago's Touhy Gang Rival of Al Capone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Touhy Gang was based in Chicago but carried out robberies of Federal Post Office mail trucks in various states. Two of their most prominent heists were in Charlotte, North Carolina and Sacramento, California. The majority of the Touhys were incarcerated by the time J. Edgar Hoover personally led a raid in Chicago in late 1942 that rounded up several of its members who had escaped from jail.
Maspeth, Queens Crimes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
The murder of Catherine Olezchy in October 1925 was never solved. The woman was found in Maspeth's Mount Zion Cemetery, her throat slashed from ear to ear. A coroner ruled that she had committed suicide after she threw muriatic acid in her husband's face. Evidence mounted that Catherine was killed by her husband. A pastor refused to take her body in his church because of the suicide ruling.
Charles the Bug Workman and the Murder of Dutch Schultz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book was researched from newspapers of the mid 1930s during a time when beer baron Arthur Flegenheimer (Dutch Schultz) was on trial for tax violations in New York state. Schultz fled New York and paid New Jersey authorities money to keep from being extradited to New York to face additional tax prosecutions. There were many other murders of less significance that were undertaken by Murder Inc.
Madness
Series: No Sin Mysteries, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 101,980. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Be careful who you love. In this sequel to Chinese Puzzle the mystery begins with a man disappearing from an elaborately sealed shipboard cabin and moves on to the fog-shrouded streets of prohibition era San Francisco where guarded sanctuaries provide no protection from a killer whose cunning and cruelty is not restrained by the shackles of sanity.
Abigail: Kaligulus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
“As the eras come to pass, I adapt to my surroundings, seek the lost knowledge and hone my abilities to protect the innocent from those I hunt … I see what mortals cannot.”
The Reputation of Booya Carthy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 150,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
All that Calvin 'Booya' Carthy wants to do is play the blues. Immersing himself into the cut-throat local scene, his popularity spreads beyond the county borders. The Great Depression has hit America. Violent racial hatred remains rife. As danger follows Calvin to those he loves, he must decide how much he would sacrifice for his reputation. Where is there to hide when everyone knows your name?