Books tagged: historical crime

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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: $5.99 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.
The Twenty Seven Murders of Henry H. Holmes
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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Dr. Henry H. Holmes was a serial killer from nightmares. In 1890s Chicago he built a "murder castle" filled with torture rooms, suffocation chambers and vats for disposing of bodies. Or so his legend goes. This book critically examines his confession and autobiography to determine who Holmes really was.
Falling From Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by L.A. Tripp. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The fates of the two women become increasingly entwined between 2011 and 1887. Evie cannot rest until she has saved Claire and proven her own innocence. Can Evie save her, or is Claire doomed to repeat Evie's tragic history?
The Devil's Legacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » General
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The opening of Pandora’s Box creates pandemonium in the office of the British Prime Minister. A team is assembled to solve a two hundred year old conspiracy in order to prevent the Box’s incredible secrets from being revealed to the world and plunging British society into chaos. Will the search for truth be successful? And will it result in the restoration of a country’s stolen heritage?
Waiting for Grace
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a TRUE story Finally, she speaks … After three hundred years of silence, Virginia’s only convicted witch finally speaks! And the story she tells varies substantially from the rumors and wild speculation that have passed for truth concerning Grace Sherwood’s famous 1703 witchcraft trial.