Author Archives: Sally J. Ling

About Sally J. Ling

Fascinating but little known history is all around us. I write historical fiction and nonfiction about remarkable events in Florida's history. Please join me for a fascinating ride.

Nassau – Wall Street of the Illegal Booze Trade

When one walked down the streets of Nassau during the Prohibition era, he or she saw store fronts, like shoe or clothing stores, crowding the streets.  Dangling signs touted the distillary or supplier the proprietor  represented, and inside deals were … Continue reading

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Marie Waite – Fascinating Women of the Prohibition Era

While it is true the Prohibition era was dominated by men, the truth is, there were several women, some famous and some infamous, some on the side of the law and some outside the law, that played very prominent roles. This is … Continue reading

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Elizebeth Friedman – Fascinating Women of Prohibition

While it is true the Prohibition era was dominated by men, the truth is, there were several women, some famous and some infamous, some on the side of the law and some outside the law, that played very prominent roles. This is … Continue reading

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Al Capone’s Miami

NOW AVAILABLE – Al Capone’s Miami: Paradise or Purgatory? Al Capone’s Miami: Paradise or Purgatory? will take a fascinating look at the years Al Capone spent in Florida. New information will shed light on his life on Miami Beach including liquor … Continue reading

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Mabel Walker Willebrandt – Fascinating Women of Prohibition

While it is true the Prohibition era was dominated by men, the truth is, there were several women, some famous and some infamous, some on the side of the law and some outside the law, that played very prominent roles. This is … Continue reading

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Gertrude Lythgoe – Fascinating Women of Prohibition

AL CAPONE’S MIAMI: PARADISE OR PURGATORY?   While it is true the Prohibition era was dominated by men, the truth is, there were several women, some famous and some infamous, some on the side of the law and some outside the law, … Continue reading

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Carry Nation – Fascinating Women of the Prohibition Era

While it is true the Prohibition era was dominated by men, the truth is, there were several women, some famous and some infamous, some on the side of the law and some outside the law, that played very prominent roles. This is … Continue reading

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