Books tagged: western pennsylvania

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Big John La Rocca Pittsburgh Crime Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Sebastian Big John La Rocca was crime boss in Pittsburgh from 1956 until 1978. He succeeded Frank Amato of Braddock, Pennsylvania as head of organized crime in the steel city. It is uncertain whether Big John attended the 1957 Apalachin meeting in upstate New York because he took the 5th Amendment each time he was questioned before a Senate committee on the subject. La Rocca died in December 1984.
Welcome to Confluence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,350. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » General
The City of Confluence is dying. It's been five years since the steel mills closed for good. Twentysomethings Sophia and Will are passionately at odds about saving their rusting hometown. When the town's secret benefactor dies, they suddenly find themselves battling gamblers, opportunists, and entrenched moneyed interests, changing their lives and their town forever.
Death of a Solitude Elk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A handsome but slightly quirky Amish man disappears while searching the woods around Solitude, PA for ginseng roots in late September. The discovery of his horribly mutlilated body raises many questions with the authorities and local sleuths, Fannie, Dana and Sharon. The investigation is personal for Fannie whose granddaughter Emma was to have married Jacob in November. 26th in the series.
Death of a Solitude Gypsy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fannie and Dana are at odds when a Gypsy fortune teller sets up shop in the tranquil western Pennsylvania village of Solitude. When the fortune teller's husband is killed by an Amish buggy, the sleuths join forces to uncover the shocking truth behind the grisly death. 25th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
A Holiday Dog Park Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It is two weeks before Christmas in Greenbanks, PA. The joy of the season comes to abrupt halt when beloved legislator, Angus Harvey, is found dead at the local dog park. Terry Drake, owner of two rescue dogs, former teacher and part owner of 'Crafts and Joe," finds hersef directly involved in seeking the truth regarding the mystery surrounding her friend's death. First in the series.
A Solitude Noel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The holidays are in full swing in the western Pennsylvania village of Solitude. Then a beloved member of the community dies suddenly and unexpectedly during a sleigh ride to a festively decorated covered bridge. Suspicion and fear abound as the police aided by sleuths Fannie and Dana seek justice and to vindicate the death of a dear friend. 24th-Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Escape from Solitude
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's almost Halloween and the three Solitude sleuths are hiding out at Conneaut Lake, a resort with the charm of days gone by. As they attempt to thwart the plans of two dangerous fugitives vowing to kill them, the strangled body of a new friend turns up on the beach. Screams in the night, ghosts, witches, and insane characters provide new challenges. 23rd in the Amish Country Mystery Series.
Death of a Solitude African
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An African college student spending the summer in Solitude disappears under mysterious circumstances. When authorities conclude that no foul play was involved, local sleuths, Dana, Fannie and Sharon, are asked to look into it. Their investigation leads them through many twists and turns involving repressive dictators, diamond smugglers, drugs, and a dangerous motorcycle gang. 22nd in series.
A Solitude Shadow
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the body of an animal lover and relative of Fannie's is found in the snow near the den of Punxsutawney Phil, Solitude's three sleuths suspect foul play. Their investigation takes many twists and turns as they confront some of the area's more unsavory characters in the pursuit of justice. This is the 21st in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Solitude Separations
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The daughter that Dana gave up for adoption comes back into her life seeking help in finding the killer of the man she loved. When a young Amish man from Solitude meets a similar fate, Dana and her Amish friend Fannie fear the deaths are connected and seek justice for the grieving families. This is the 19th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.