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Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Sherlock Holmes and The Mutilated Cattle
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Sherlock Holmes the world's most famous detective, is called upon to investigate the mystery of mutilated cattle. some found in trees. A cattle watchman's strange death is explained, and as a result of Holmes's brilliant investigation the cattle mutilations come to an end, just as he predicted. Written in the authentic Victorian style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, you will enjoy this book.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Thief of Faces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Thief of Faces: Darkwood is on the trail of a serial killer in London who takes the faces of his victims...
Sherlock Holmes - Fireside Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is a collection of the first five Sherlock Holmes short stories written by the English author Dick Gillman. Included in this anthology is his latest story 'Sherlock Holmes and The Rattle-Jacks Affair' published in February 2013. All five titles are available as separate Smashwords editions but this is the first time they have been brought together into one fantastic single edition.
Mary Clockwork
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Mary Balfour is a precocious 13-year-old in Victorian London. In the mysterious absence of her parents, she's pretty much on her own. She wants Sherlock Holmes to train her as a consulting detective, but he turns her down, so she decides to get back at him. With the help of her servants and a group of less-than-respectable friends, she plans a crime that even he cannot solve.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Luminous Marks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Luminous Marks: Glowing marks are left at the sites of petty thefts. What are they for? Darkwood and Hobbs search out the meaning of the marks in London's fog shrouded night.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Wrath of the Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Who or what is causing fires in the slums of London's East End? Superstitious fears on the street claim the Chinese are to blame - but could there really be a dragon in London?
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Peacock Cabal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Men who love men are dying, as something takes advantage of the secrecy surrounding their hidden love. Darkwood's investigation reveals a conspiracy and a sinister threat...
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Cult of the Scarab
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. How does a mummified body, missing from the British Museum, connect to Darkwood’s nightmare of beetles in a foreign red land? The answer is found at the end of a trail of bodies...