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The Rum Runner By PJ Smith
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Capt. Blake, master of the legendary schooner The Rum Runner finds himself entangled in a dark plot which nearly costs him, his ship, and his loyal crew their lives. Set in the 1900's, this short,... More > fast moving seafaring crime thriller as a stunning twist.< Less
The Rum Runner By PJ Smith
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Capt. Blake, master of the legendary schooner The Rum Runner finds himself entangled in a dark plot which nearly costs him, his ship, and his loyal crew their lives. Set in the 1900's, this short,... More > fast moving seafaring crime thriller as a stunning twist.< Less
Rum Runner's Reef By Jo Erickson
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The cook stopped singing and looked at her in surprise, "You're done already? My! My! What a fine help you are! No, I don't need any more help today." He smiled widely at her and then said... More > "For your help, I'll give you one piece of advice: If you see any gold pieces on the ship - throw them to the dolphins, never the sharks. Always throw them to the dolphins." He turned back to his stove and she stood silently puzzled, before asking him "Why wouldn't I keep a gold piece instead of throwing it in the sea?" The cook spun suddenly around with a wild and frightened look in his eye "NEVER! Never keep one! They are cursed, you understand? Never keep one! Throw them to the dolphins always! There - I have said too much - go now, quickly!" He spun back to his stove and continued working, singing once more, and she turned quietly and left the galley.< Less
Resumes and Rum Runners - One man's guide to surviving unemployment By Thomas Shirkey
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This is a humorous and, at times, poignant look at being unemployed. It covers the author’s struggles to find meaning in everyday activities and documents the rollercoaster of emotions felt by... More > a successful corporate professional who loses part of his identity along with his job. More importantly, it provides practical advice to other idled workers on how to manage through their period of unemployment.< Less
Forbidden Territory • A Night Cruise to Rum Row By Alan Lance Andersen
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Escape into another Time and Place: into the Era of Rum-Runners, Flappers, and Bathtub Gin. Soft focus your eyes back to 1929, don a fedora and wide tie, and tell the Purser you want an outside... More > cabin on the Boat Deck. Prohibition has been in effect for nine years, and bathtub gin is a national craze. The stock market is booming. Rum runners ply the moonlit waters between Rum Row and Long Island. Lovers sway to the music of the ship’s orchestra. International spies hold forbidden rendezvous on the Promenade Deck. And the nobs of Manhattan society are planning the upcoming social season. Ocean liners are the playground of the rich and famous. But to ordinary Americans, the great steamships are "Forbidden Territory." You are cordially invited to attend a soirée aboard the R.M.S. Forbidden Territory, where flappers rub shoulders with debutantes, cat burglars survey their prey, and gangsters mix with high society nobs. Money talks -- and sometimes it whispers "murder."< Less
Runner Aground, A History of the Schooner William T. Bell By Adam Grohman
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On February 19, 1927, the William T. Bell ran aground on the beach of Oak Neck Point after succumbing to the onslaught of a terrible Nor’easter. After the crew was saved by Bayville residents,... More > they disappeared never to be heard from again. After investigating the abandoned vessel, residents found hundreds of thousands of dollars of illegal alcohol! Diver and researcher Adam Grohman and his crew "dive" into the waters of the Long Island Sound and into the archives to investigate the history of this illegal “rum runner” and the final fate of the William T. Bell. Also Available from the Underwater Historical Research Society Library – Non Liquet – The Bayville Submarine Mystery< Less
The Royal Racketeers By William Sutton
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Enjoy an intriguing story of rum runners and racketeering during the period of prohibition in the 1920’s to 1933. The Royal Racketeers takes you on a journey along the entire U.S. east coast... More > and Caribbean, detailing exciting events along Rum Row and an exciting and exotic woman known as Rum Row Rose.< Less
The Royal Racketeers By William W. Sutton, Jr.
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Enjoy an intriguing story of rum runners and racketeering during the period of prohibition in the 1920’s to 1933. The Royal Racketeers takes you on a journey along the entire U.S. east coast... More > and Caribbean, detailing exciting events along Rum Row and an exciting and exotic woman known as Rum Row Rose.< Less
Prohibition Lawman By Steve B Davis
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The true story of war hero and prohibition lawman Steve Lawson. September 21, 1922 is a fateful one for Constable Lawson of the Alberta Provincial Police. The force is charged with stopping the... More > illegal importation of liquor into the province. After an ill-fated run-in with police the rum runners confront Lawson at his office and home in Coleman in the Crowsnest Pass. There is a brief scuffle, shots are fired and the unarmed officer falls to the ground dead. After the arrest and subsequent sensational trial the rum runners are hanged the following year. The focus in this story is on the victim and his family, not on the criminals and the crime. Too often victims are forgotton in the media frenzy after crimes are committed. Readers will be surprised to learn Steve Lawson is more than a historical footnote, but a major player in the history of the West.< Less
"Once In A Blue Moon" By Patrick Mullin
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"Moon Mullin", Al Capone, Diamond Jim Brady, Tom Sukanen are all here in this collection of stories and poems by Patrick Wm. Mullin (recently selected as one of the top poets in North... More > America for 2004 and 2005 by Poetry.com). Also included is an article written by his father, “Moon Mullin”, about the life and times of the famous prairie shipbuilder, Tom Sukanen. In addition, there is an article describing the early life of “Moon” Mullin as a ‘tunnel crawler’ in the notorious gangster days of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, and his personal involvement in the illicit transport of ‘booze’ as a “Rum Runner”.< Less

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