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Grim Justice
Price: Free! Words: 17,130. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
Before Casey Anthony, there was another "Crime of the Century" in Florida.
Jealous Rage: Stunning True Tales of Intimates, Passion, and Murder (Volume 1)
Series: Jealous Rage, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018. 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).
The Barker's Dozen: Reminiscences of an Early Police Dog
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,470. Language: British English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Barker's Dozen recounts twelve cases of Inspector Richard Thompson, of Scotland Yard, as told by Snuffles, his dog. The cases range from murder to dognapping. The prose style is entertaining and manages to capture the feel of the period, a time before forensics when it was only a detective's prowess that led to an arrest. A romantic subplot, unobtrusively, ties the cases into a novel.
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: $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.