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Benny And Estelle Dickson 1930s Bank Robbers From Topeka, Kansas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
Benny and Estelle Dickson became the FBI's Public Enemy #1 in 1938-1939. Their first headlines of note came after they escaped from a federal dragnet set for them at a Topeka, Kansas motor court. Their whereabouts were iffy for some months until it was discovered that they had robbed two banks in South Dakota. After they eluded federal agents in Michigan, two farmers were taken hostage.
Twisting Topeka
Price: Free! Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » USA
We each experience and envision our own version of Topeka. In these stories, 18 writers twist the past and future to explore alternate possibilities for our community. These stories will make you question what you know about the past and frighten you about what the future could hold. What if....? Read this collection from the 2016 Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Community Novel Project.
Time To Kill
Series: Witness Security, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
US Marshal Jordan Burke is happy for her partner when he takes a month off for paternity leave, but she's not happy about her substitute partner. Nick Pierce worked for the Topeka Witsec office years ago and left under less than the best of circumstances. When he’s asked to fill in he hesitates, but curiosity about Jordan makes him accept the job.
The Secret of Whispering Springs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Moving to the country to live in a stone mansion has all the makings of a nightmare for 14-year-old Cassie Wade. Forced to participate in a menacing stranger’s search for hidden treasure, she must also contend with Annie, the ghost of a 14-year-old girl who has haunted the house for over a hundred years.
SpeakEasy
Price: Free! Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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It’s a chick-lit mystery with some history, written collaboratively by over 20 local authors as part of the community novel project of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. In modern-day Kansas, Ronni Long interviews 108 year old Julia, who doubts all the adventures of her long life should be revisited. As the mystery unfolds, Julia’s secrets and Ronni’s lies put both women in danger.
1880 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Directory Topeka, Kansas
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad was completed to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1880. I have used ancestral records to compile an employee directory for A.T.& S.F.R.R. for Topeka, Kansas. The directory lists titles of railroad workers, their family members, and where the came to Kansas from. The publication will be useful for students of railroad history and those doing family ancestry profiles.
Look Up, Topeka! A Walking Tour of Topeka, Kansas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Topeka, Kansas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.