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Conspiracy Theories-Marilyn,... - Bradley Lewis
 

Conspiracy Theories-Marilyn,...Bradley Lewis

By the mid 1950s, the Democrats regained control of the Senate, and Robert Kennedy took charge of the Senate Committee on Investigations. He wanted to make up for the time McCarthy wasted hunting Communists, and the lackadaisical national a… more

Conspiracy Theories-Marilyn, JFK, RFK-What Was The Role of Gangster Mickey Cohen?
Bradley Lewis
BBL Books , English
The Studio Kill - Charles Fleming
 

The Studio KillCharles Fleming

It’s Hollywood in 1948, and studio cop John McClellan has his hands full. With Mickey Cohen’s gangsters blasting Bugsy Siegel and Washington Communist-hunters blackmailing Hollywood, McClellan is faced with a dying studio head, a lying movi… more

The Studio Kill
Charles Fleming
Katkie Press , English
Mafia: The Government's Secr... - none
 

Mafia: The Government's Secr...none

Some time in the early 1960s, during the golden age of organized crime in America—the era that would inspire The Godfather; Goodfellas, and even The Sopranos—federal investigators pulled every known piece of information on more than 800 Maf… more

Mafia: The Government’s Secret File on Organized Crime
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HarperCollins e-books , English
Mickey Cohen: The Life and C... - Tere Tereba
 

Mickey Cohen: The Life and C...Tere Tereba

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This biography of celebrity gangster Mickey Cohen digs past the sensational headlines to deliver a remarkable story of a man who captivated, corrupted, and terrorized Los Angeles for a generation.When Bugsy Siegel was murdered, his henchman… more

Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.’s Notorious Mobster
Tere Tereba
ECW Press , English
Ladies Night (Fight Card) - Jill Tunney, Jack Tunney
 

Ladies Night (Fight Card)Jill Tunney, Jack Tunney

Los Angeles, 1954 … Gangsters, crime, boxing – and romance …

Jimmy Doherty, a hard-luck orphan from the south side of Chicago, was mentored in the sweet science of boxing by Father Tim Brophy, the Battling Priest of St. Vincent’s Asyl… more

Ladies Night (Fight Card)
Jill Tunney, Jack Tunney
Fight Card Books , English
Dark Fantasy (A Mike Angel Mystery) - David H Fears
 

Dark Fantasy (A Mike Angel Mystery)David H Fears

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In late 1966, the world’s richest man, Howard Hughes, took occupancy of the top two floors of the Desert Inn on the Strip in Las Vegas. After his time was up he refused to vacate the space, and wound up buying the Inn for thirteen million d… more

Dark Fantasy (A Mike Angel Mystery)
David H Fears
Horizon Micro Publishing, LLC , English
Swamp Walloper (Fight Card) - Jack Tunney, Paul Bishop
 

Swamp Walloper (Fight Card)Jack Tunney, Paul Bishop

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Patrick ‘Felony’ Flynn is back! And this time he’s in way over his head …

New Orleans, 1956 … When the battered body of boxer Marcus de Trod turns up on the edge of the Bayou Sauvage outside New Orleans with the words ‘Get Felony Fly… more

Swamp Walloper (Fight Card)
Jack Tunney, Paul Bishop
Fight Card Productions , English
Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom - Mark Shaw
 

Melvin Belli: King of the CourtroomMark Shaw

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Famed attorney Melvin Belli was flamboyant, eccentric, and narcissistic. He called a liar, a charlatan, and an ambulance chaser. But those who knew Belli also described him as genius and revolutionary thinker, a lawyer who changed the legal… more

Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom
Mark Shaw
Six Dogs Book Company , English
Vengeance is Mine - Gary Walker
 

Vengeance is MineGary Walker

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How far is too far when it comes to revenge? In Gary Wayne Walker’s debut thriller, “Vengence Is Mine,” the answer slowly unravels as families are torn apart and alliances are made. The year is 1949, and Los Angeles is the playground on whi… more

Vengeance is Mine
Gary Walker
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform , English
Felony Fists (Fight Card) - Jack Tunney
 

Felony Fists (Fight Card)Jack Tunney

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Los Angeles 1954 Patrick “Felony” Flynn has been fighting all his life. Learning the “sweet science” from Father Tim the fighting priest at St. Vincent’s, the Chicago orphanage where Pat and his older brother Mickey were raised, Pat has bat… more

Felony Fists (Fight Card)
Jack Tunney
Fight Card Productions , English
Chicago Lightning: The Colle... - Max Allan Collins
 

Chicago Lightning: The Colle...Max Allan Collins

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Tough, cynical, and clever, Nathan Heller has been called “the perfect private eye”, the best investigator that Chicago (where ‘lightning’ means gunfire) has to offer. In this engaging collection of thirteen stories, Heller encounters gangs… more

Chicago Lightning: The Collected Nathan Heller Short Stories (Nate Heller)
Max Allan Collins
Thomas & Mercer , English
To Kill the Duke - Sam Moffie
 

To Kill the DukeSam Moffie

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It was the 1950’s. The white-hot Cold War was raging between The USA and The USSR. And, in Joseph Stalin’s mind, nothing would be quite as hot as assassinating the ultimate symbol of Western machismo culture - the actor John Wayne. Thus, th… more

To Kill the Duke
Sam Moffie
English
Gangster Squad: Covert Cops,... - Paul Lieberman
 

Gangster Squad: Covert Cops,...Paul Lieberman

“Read this man’s book.” —James EllroyA harrowing, edge-of-your-seat narrative of murder and secrets, revenge and heroism in the City of Angels—the real events behind the blockbuster Warner Brothers film starring Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Rya… more

Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los Angeles
Paul Lieberman
St. Martin’s Griffin , English
Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom - Mark William Shaw
 

Melvin Belli: King of the CourtroomMark William Shaw

Famed attorney Melvin Belli was flamboyant, eccentric, and narcissistic. He was called a liar, a charlaton, a womanizer, and an ambulance chaser. It was suggested more than once that he should be disbarred. But those who knew Belli also de… more

Melvin Belli: King of the Courtroom
Mark William Shaw
Six Dogs Book , English
True Hollywood Noir: Filmlan... - Dina Di Mambro
 

True Hollywood Noir: Filmlan...Dina Di Mambro

2014 IPPY Bronze Medal Award. A tantalizing mixture of classic Hollywood nostalgia and true crime, True Hollywood Noir: Filmland Mysteries and Murders, featuring 100 rare photographs, is suspenseful, entertaining, and eminently readable. Wh… more

True Hollywood Noir: Filmland Mysteries and Murders
Dina Di Mambro
English
The King of the Sunset Strip... - Craig Lockwood Steve Stevens
 

The King of the Sunset Strip...Craig Lockwood Steve Stevens

Who would have thought that an acting career that began as a teenage star in the “Annette” series on The Mickey Mouse Club, Walt Disney’s Zorro, The Roy Rogers Show, and That’s My Mom would lead to the role of confidante and assistant to So… more

The King of the Sunset Strip: Hangin’ With Mickey Cohen And the Hollywood Mob
Craig Lockwood Steve Stevens
Cumberland House Publishing , English
L.A. Noir: The Struggle for ... - John Buntin
 

L.A. Noir: The Struggle for ...John Buntin

Other cities have histories. Los Angeles has legends. Midcentury Los Angeles. A city sold to the world as “the white spot of America,” a land of sunshine and orange groves, wholesome Midwestern values and Hollywood stars, protected by the w… more

L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City
John Buntin
Broadway Books , English
Hollywood's Celebrity Gangst... - Brad Lewis
 

Hollywood's Celebrity Gangst...Brad Lewis

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This is both a fascinating history of time gone by and a biography of a survivor and Lewis has written it with flash and substance. — Howard Schwartz - Gambler’s Book Club, Las Vegas”I found Celebrity Gangster intense, dramatic, a real pag… more

Hollywood’s Celebrity Gangster, The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen
Brad Lewis
BBL BOOKS , English