"In this, the third explosive column of Robert Vaughan’s American Chronicles, prohibition and gangland wars define the decade. The 1920’s were perhaps the most exciting and glamorous decade of the century, as America leaves behind the strife and deprivations of war, and the Jazz Age brings the young, dissolute and decadent into the smoky interiors of basement speakeasies. Idealistic young journalist Kendra Mills risks her career—and her life—to expose the criminal underside of American society. Novelist Eric Twainbough finds himself thrust into the limelight when his work unexpectedly becomes famous. Gangster Kerry O’Braugh, an Irish-Sicilian immigrant, finds a way out of a harsh reformatory so that he can to ascend to the throne of St. Louis gangland.
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Robert Vaughan (Author)
Writing under his own name and 25 pen names, Robert Vaughan has authored over 200 books in every genre but Science Fiction. He won the 1977 Porgie Award (Best Paperback Original) for The Power and the Pride. In 1973 The Valkyrie Mandate was nomina...