The Shang Pirate Legacy

July 8, 2008, (San Dimas, CA) is a website that lists state and local police officers who have written books.  Jerry Ardolino, a former Chicago Police Department police officer, will be signing copies of his latest book: The Shang Pirate Legacy.

 Date: July 19 and 20, 2008

Time: 1PM to 4PM

Location: Borders Book Store, 10950 Charleston Road, Las Vegas, NV

 The Shang Pirate Legacy is a historically based action-thriller.  It is the first novel written about the Chinese Pirate ship Ning Po and her Triad Pirate crew whose descendents are 21st Century, Asian Triad Gangsters.  According to the book description, “If you love pirates; high-tech suspense; realistic action and a complex yet thrilling plot along with subplots, twists and turns – you’ll love The Shang Pirate Legacy.”

 Because of its historical accuracy and research, The Shang Pirate Legacy is in the permanent library collections of The Catalina Island Museum; The Los Angeles Maritime Museum; Newport Harbor Nautical Museum and in the J. Porter Shaw Library collection at The San Francisco Maritime National Park.

 Jerry Ardolino’s first book, Extreme Cop: Chicago PD “is the true story of Jerry Ardolino, the wildest, most violent cop in the history of the Chicago Police Department and that would mean: in the history of the world. Jerry Ardolino is the book’s author and it is the first true, full-length on-going story about the Chicago Police written by an insider. It has never been done before. Jerry Ardolino was a star-carrying member of that horde of hard-edged cops; the largest and deadliest “gang” in Chicago or anyplace else. The gang in midnight-blue leather police jackets who had the tools and the talent that enabled them to become known throughout the world, as the most violent, corrupt, out-of-control and; toughest police force ever to stalk the streets.” now hosts 1025 police officers (representing 431 police departments) and their  2182 criminal justice books in 33 categories, there are also listings of United States federal law enforcement employees turned authors, international police officers who have written books and civilian police personnel who have written books.


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