Books tagged: upstate new york

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Jacob Drucker Assassin For Murder, Inc.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Bodies of potential witnesses against Murder, Inc. were found in Swan Lake and other Sullivan County locales. Another was found beside a hotel in Loch Sheldrake. Jacob Drucker owned a farm in Sullivan where some grizzly remains turned up. Murder, Inc. was a kill for hire gang organized in Brooklyn. Gangsters like Charles Lucky Luciano used Murder, Inc. assassins to eliminate their opponents.
A Prison Warden Is Murdered Auburn, New York December 1929
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
Max Becker was tried for the murder of Auburn Penitentiary Principal Keeper Max Becker in 1930. Following a prison revolt Becker was one of the few prisoners who remained alive. Becker's defense attorneys emphasized the deplorable conditions in which the Auburn inmates lived. The food was unfit to eat, and according to attorney Sam Leibowitz, Becker was prosecuted primarily because he survived.
The Scent of Amber & Vanilla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Melody wakes to the scent of amber and vanilla—the cloying scent her ex-lover wore. The ex-lover who escaped the psychiatric hospital…and kidnapped Melody’s daughter. Called “a nail-biter” by Publisher’s Weekly, “The Scent of Amber and Vanilla” received an honorable mention in The Year’s Best Crime & Mystery 2016. It first appeared in Pulse Pounders (Fiction River).
Flint of Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 112,430. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
When a young woman is assaulted and two young men murdered on the shores of Hemlock Lake in upstate New York, everybody knew that Asa 'Flint' Spencer did it. He was an angry young Seneca Indian of the Blue Heron Clan with a troubled past. Were they all wrong? And the government researchers seeking remote viewers in the war on terrorism had their eyes on Flint as well.
Clap You Hands If You Believe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Esme Blaylock, missing her deployed husband, wants to be curled up in her warm home with her baby daughter on Christmas Eve. Instead she’s at an upstate New York prison, assigned to interview Jennifer Duschanes, who poisoned her own children one year ago. Jennifer sees a kindred soul in Esme, and for the first time, reveals why she committed her heinous crime. The truth will change Esme forever.
Xerox Years of Growth & Innovation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / computer industry, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
Xerox was incorporated as M.H. Kuhn in 1906 and was changed to Haloid, the name of the street in Rochester where the business was located. My e-book identifies key steps that led to success for Haloid Company, Haloid-Xerox and then Xerox, after 1961.A key merger in 1935 gave Haloid access to a copier that could make copies in daylight. The book is a fine reference for students of business history.
Measles Alternative Treatments
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
The measles epidemics of the late 1940s were challenging to say the least. Doctors sought methods of weakening the contagion and two of the most relied upon treatments were gamma globulin and amidopyrine. The latter was used by several Chicago physicians as early as 1929. Gamma globulin is injected into the muscle of a patient after he/she has been exposed to measles. It often weakens the disease.
In the Shadows of the Onion Domes ~ Collected Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
These eighteen stories take place in an ethnically diverse river valley along the Southern Tier of New York State. They are tales of modern love, nosy neighbors, meddling friends, and the challenges of aging all set against within Edward Hopper-like landscapes where hope and dreams linger in the shadows of Orthodox Church domes.
Song of Suzies
Series: Jim Stanton Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,050. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In this, the fourth Jim Stanton Mystery, readers are taken back to the early years of Jim’s newspaper career where the new managing editor of the Lake City, New York, Sentinel-Standard finds himself covering the story of a missing girl only to become a suspect in her disappearance while fighting to save his young family and the life they’ve been building.
Sink In Your Claws
Price: Free! Words: 89,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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A homeless man witnesses a brutal attack. Mistaken for the killer, he's handed to Detective Einar Hannesson, an Icelander who believes in the supernatural. He realizes the man is former partner Michael Lewis, killed 2 years ago. Einar must unravel the mystery, connected to an earlier case filled with myth, horror and experimentation. Has the killer returned? Lives will be changed forever.