Carl A. Veno
Award winning author Carl A. Veno has written extensively over the last twenty-five years. His works included the book, Invisible Ink, a personal look at the newsroom and a 125 year span of his heritage, and The Camorra Hunter, the story of one family's attempt at stopping this global Goliath, this billion-dollar crime empire. He has also written a screenplay, Little Chicago.
He has written a wide scope of articles for magazines, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing on secret government meeting while working for a newspaper in Bucks County, PA. Carl was an Army paratrooper with the 11th airborne at Fort Campbell, KY and attended St. Bonaventure University.
He has worked as a journalist and an editor for The Orlando Sentinel, Yonkers Herald Statesman, Mount Vernon Argus, Bergen Record, New York Daily News, The Hudson Dispatch, The Newark News, and The Free Press of Quakertown.
He is married to Linda, an attorney, and has two children by a previous marriage, Carla and Anne.
Mr. Veno, who enjoys jogging and biking, lives outside Allentown, Pennsylvania.
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The Camorra Hunter
The most dangerous international crime family on the planet is not the fading Mafia but the Camorra, a ruthless crime organization based in Naples with tentacles of worldwide proportions. It has a presence in every city in the world and has made an enormous fortune in drug trafficking, robbery, blackmail, kidnapping, political corruption, counterfeiting and murder.
Assemble a cast of colorful characters — heroines, villains, lovers, odd-ball journalists, and life-shaping historical events. Weave unpredictable plots that challenge our assumptions of reality. Enact a drama of high adventure in space, in the street, and in the newsroom. Then lean back and ponder that these are rue stories from our own times.
Pilgrims of War
Beautiful Italian doctor Magdalena Russo is headed to a medical conference when the ship she’s traveling on is seized at the Panama Canal. World War II is raging, and the passengers aboard the Italian ship are deemed a threat to the United States. Magdalena and the other passengers are sent to Ellis Island where they are interrogated and detained. During her forced stay in America, she lends a han
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