Books tagged: historical crime

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Jealous Rage: Stunning True Tales of Intimates, Passion, and Murder (Volume 1)
Series: Jealous Rage, Book 1. Pre-release—available October 1, 2018. Price: $9.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the bestselling author of Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder Chronicles, Serial Killer Couples, and The Sex Slave Murders, comes the gripping historical true crime anthology, Jealous Rage: Stunning True Tales of Intimates, Passion, and Murder, Volume 1.
Murder of the Horse Trainer’s Rival: The Bitter Breakup of Buddy Jacobson and the Model (A Historical True Crime Short)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the bestselling author of Murdered by the King of Western Swing, Murder at the Pencil Factory, Murder of the Doctor’s Wife, and Murder During the Chicago World’s Fair, comes the riveting historical true crime short, Murder of the Horse Trainer’s Rival: The Bitter Breakup of Buddy Jacobson and the Model.
The Axeman's Accomplice. The True Story of Margaret Reardon and the Snow Family Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The 1847 murder of the Snow family on Auckland’s North Shore was a horrific crime that shocked the Colony. There were multiple murders, body mutilations and suggestions of cannibalism, arson, false accusations, perjury and a violent attack on a witness. The Snow family murders remain one of New Zealand’s most sensational crimes.
The Garderobe of Death
Series: The Chronicles of Brother Hermitage. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The second in the possibly endless Chronicles of Brother Hermitage, The Garderobe of Death continues the tradition of combining medieval mystery with mirth and merriment. Described as "hilarious", "laugh out loud funny" and "brilliant" 11 volumes, 60,000 sales and 1000 reviews can't be wrong, well not all of them. "Like Pratchett does 1066". "Monty Python, Douglas Adams and Winnie the Pooh!"
How Smoke Got Out of the Chimneys
Series: Smoke. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1840 London. Caroline, a.k.a. the infamous Smoke, is one of the older orphan in a gang of chimney sweeps; she lifts and lowers the four- and five-year-old sweeps up and down chimneys. But rumor is she's about to be sold to a brothel in Whitechapel. Can she get out of her gang in time?
Slow Death by Quicksilver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,480. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It’s a long walk home to Ulster from Glasgow University when the journey is interrupted by murder. Murray of Letho is staying in the village by Loch Ryan where the unpopular Newell meets his death. Missing his daughter, resenting his mourning and distracted by charming female company, Murray seeks the murderer amongst a host of suspects.
An Unkindness of Ravens (The Jabberwocky Book 2)
Series: The Jabberwocky Book. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A grisly death in the Tower of London signals the arrival of the Raven, a creature that seeks to reshape the universe. Alice Liddell and Dorothy Gale, fresh from defeating the Red King, must try to prevent it. But even their childhood adventures in other worlds haven’t prepared them for the deadly ambition of this relentless creature of darkness.
Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps. This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes.
The Hat (The Kate Brady Series Book 1)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Prohibition, a Jewish bootlegger and his naive young bride, a handsome bookkeeper and a ruthless hit man all come to life in this award-winning tale of romance and suspense.
The Red King (The Jabberwocky Book 1)
Series: The Jabberwocky Book. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,590. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mashups
There is nothing deadlier than a little girl’s dreams. Alice Liddell had adventures in Wonderland many years ago. Now she is grown-up, married and living a respectable life in Edwardian London. But her dreams have come back to haunt her. Alice joins forces with Dorothy Gale, who had adventures of her own in a land called Oz. Together they hunt the Red King before he can enslave the world.