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Dark Streets of Whitechapel: A Jack The Ripper Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This is a heart-pounding historical thriller featuring Jack the Ripper. In New York City in 1888, Dr. Jack Lewiston, a respected surgeon and madman, escapes from custody and flees to London. Detective Henry Marboro is brought out of retirement and heads to London to find the doctor and bring him back to America--dead or alive--hopefully before any more prostitutes are murdered.
The Stories behind London's Streets
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The streets of London flourish like possibly no other city on earth, with stories from its rich history, stories of death - fire - disease, of riots, and grisly murders. History isn’t just about digging up artefacts from the dim and distant past, history happens every day. It happened
The Stories Behind London’s Streets (Part Two)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
When Great Scotland Yard was being built in 1890 the dismembered body of a woman was discovered by workmen, dumped in the basement area? It is thought that the body was probably the final victim of Jack the Ripper. Just one of the many facts about London's streets to be found in this book.
An Echo from the Green Fields
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,040. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This collection of articles describes walks around Camden, Hampstead, Highgate and street markets in London. Hertfordshire is featured with a history of Hertford, a ghost story and eccentric clergymen. English innovations such as Bradshaws Railway Guides, Old Moores Almanac, the waterproof mac and entertainers such as Sir Alec Guinness are included; and politicians to explain our eccentricity
The Finishing of Lady Amelia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Lady Amelia Fitzailwyn knows everything about everything... she certainly does not require Finishing School! If John and Alex had not told on her, she would still be home! It was fine for them to chase every skirt in the Kingdom but she has one kiss ...or two, and Uncle carts her off!
Deadly Motive
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 98,890. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The first book in the DS Jack Mackinnon crime series. A guilty secret. A gruesome murder. A Deadly Motive. When John Weston is found poisoned in his plush City of London office, DS Jack Mackinnon soon discovers there are plenty of people who hold a grudge against the science investor. As he gets closer to the truth, Mackinnon finds his own family could be at risk.
A London Cabbie's Year
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: British English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Earlswood Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
Taxi! The word is called every day in every town and city in the world, because there are taxis, and of course taxi drivers all around the world. But London's taxi drivers are unique, and have a great reputation. Veteran London cab driver Mick Rose tells what it is like to drive a taxi, a traditional London 'black cab' today
The Man on the Corner
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Price: Free! Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Corners are often the turning point in people's lives. These two short stories are based on the theme 'The Man on the Corner.' One takes place in London, England, the other in a small town in Ohio, USA.
Silk and Scorn
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Series: Silk, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
No matter how much their mothers wanted Sarah and Arthur to wed, Sarah had loathed him. However, circumstance and her late husband’s father conspire against her, and she is forced to turn to Arthur for help. Perhaps she needs his legal expertise, but she refuses to acknowledge how handsome her oldest foe has become…or her reaction to him.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.