Books tagged: unsolved crime

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The Las Vegas Mob Murder Of Singer Barbara McNair's Husband Rick Manzie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Barbara McNair wed her manager Rick Manzie in a quiet ceremony at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas. Several years later, on December 15, 1976, Manzie's body was found dead in the basement of McNair's 20-room Las Vegas mansion. My e-book examines several theories about Manzie's demise. Barbara's career was badly damaged after she signed for a package containing heroin, that was intended for Manzie.
Louis Tom Dragna and the Los Angeles Mafia Racketeering and Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Frank Bompensiero's murder occurred on February 10, 1977. A mob turncoat the former Mafia hit man shielded himself from a mob hit for some time. He stayed in Pacific Beach. Seldom venturing out, he sometimes went for a walk or made calls in a phone booth. The L.A. mob had been in flux since the death of boss Jack Dragna in 1956. In the early 1970s Louis Tom Dragna replaced Frank DeSimone as chief.
Four Unsolved Mafia Hits 1959 Chicago, Boston, Tampa and Kansas City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Bennie Lazarra was a genial wholesale grocer in Tampa, Florida. Shortly after midnight he arrived home with his wife, who was a sister of a prominent Florida judge. Just as she was opening her car door Lazzara's wife watched as her husband was gunned down by an assassin who waited in ambush. Friends and relatives of Lazzara pooled their money in order to solve his murder. He had no known enemies.
Philip "Little Farvel" Cohen Brooklyn Mobster Murdered In Valley Stream, New York
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My e-book looks at the violent death of Philip "Little" Farvel Cohen whose body was dumped near Valley Stream, NY in September 1949. Cohen was tied to the 1936 murder for hire killing of Brooklyn candy store operator Joseph Rosen. When prosecutors failed to assemble sufficient evidence to convict him for this crime, Little Farvel was jailed on a federal narcotics rap. He was paroled in March 1949.
20 Unsolved Mysteries Of All Time.
Series: Educational Books. ยท All Of My Books.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
20 Unsolved Mysteries Of All Time, We have 20 Unsolved mysteries of all time, From Jack the Ripper to The Loch Ness Monster. Can you help solve any? or just read the history behind the case.
The Murder of John Peanuts Manfredonia Genovese Family Associate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The body of John Peanuts Manfredonia was found by his wife around 3:30 on the afternoon of November 28, 1978. The bookie's murder remained unsolved despite an investigation by Westchester County, New York law enforcement, Detective Lieutenant John Kelly remained steadfast. He continued probing the murder on his own. In 1981 a suspect wanted for selling weapons to federal agents was arrested.
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.
Mysterious World: World Famous Mysteries Solved
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
From the best-selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad & They Laughed at Galileo. Albert Jack's Mysterious World is a collection of the world's most famous and puzzling mysteries.
The Murder of Gambler Arnold Rothstein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Arnold Rothstein's mistress was sought by police in Coral Gables and later in Jacksonville, Florida. This happened after the gambler's former bodyguard, Fatty Walsh, was killed while playing a card game in the Biltmore Hotel in 1929. Were Walsh's murder and the murder of Brooklyn gangster Frankie Yale connected? Rothstein's killer was never found although George McManus was tried and acquitted.
The Edwards Branch Tunnel Legend
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Alternative history
The legend of a mid-'70s jewelry heist in east Charlotte is recounted. An 1100-word short story. Part of the psecret psociety pseries.