Books tagged: england 1850s

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The Life and Career of Dr. William Palmer of Rugeley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In 1856, Dr. William Palmer became the first man to be hung for using strychnine to kill and rob a fellow gambler. This biography, published in 1925, draws on George Fletcher's lifetime of research, including interviews with many of witnesses and residents of Rugeley, England. The edition also comes with extensive footnotes and essays that brings the story to life for modern readers.
THE EMIGRANTS: The Brothers Five
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,800. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It was not really a choice – starve, emigrate or be transported! Face death by drowning, disease or fire. Steal a loaf of bread and hang or be transported to the same colonies anyway… but in chains. The Emigrants is the thrilling tale of the brutality and cruelty of life at the time, the challenging story of migration to the colonies... and the hope, desire and love that traveled with them.