Books tagged: poisoning

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In Six Weeks’ Time: An Emily Lewis Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
In 1964 Emily Lewis seeks a divorce and goes to Reno for the required 6 weeks’ stay. She expects to be lonely and bored but is surprised by the camaraderie of the guesthouse residents, also awaiting their papers. The seeming idyll is shattered by a murder. When Inspector Reeves asks Emily to watch her fellow guests, she unwillingly agrees to help and is drawn into a complex and dangerous web.
A Treasury of Regrets
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Paris, 1797. When a young servant girl is accused of poisoning her master, police investigator Aristide Ravel cannot believe she is guilty. In a large household overcome with bickering and resentment, everyone seems to have a motive for poisoning old Martin Dupont. But as more family members turn up dead, the list of suspects rapidly dwindles...
Who Killed the Minister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Minister Larry Dolf had been threatened because of his hunger for younger females. At a Saturday night lawn-party at the Ministers resident, he was poisoned by an adulterate bottle of wine. It took some time to get all the answers from the lab, when the answers came it was a surprise to everyone.
Ecstasy Wears Emeralds
Price: Free! Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Third in the Jaded Gentlemen series, Ecstasy Wears Emeralds is a turning point for the riveting overall storyline Bernard weaves in her books and a fan favorite against the backdrop of Victorian medicine and historical challenges of women in the field. Tension is high, but the passions are even higher in this sultry tale of true love and the delicate balance between independence and possession.
Crown Park
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 30,140. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Lake Taupo in New Zealand erupted two thousand years ago in one of the world's most catastrophic explosions. No humans lived in the land back then, but many animals did, some of them such as the giant moa are now extinct. Crown Park takes the reader back to that time in an exciting adventure that lets us share in the drama of those events.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.
Paris Green
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When college student Kitty Chan is found dead in the basement of the Victoria and Albert Museum, dressed in a Victorian ball gown, the cause of death is quickly established. Kitty died of arsenic poisoning. But who gave her the deadly dose and why? Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd investigates and quickly realises that there is more to this case than meets the eye. Warning: some rude words.
An Idea for Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No story, no paycheck. Crime fiction writer Dorothy finally hits on an idea for her next story, which turns out to be fatal in real life, too.
Apocalyptic Pub Lunches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
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Two men walk into a bar. It's not the end of the world - or is it?
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.