Books tagged: unsolved crime

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The Witch of Maple Park (A Harry Grouch Mystery)
By Robert Tell
Series: Harry Grouch Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
On Christmas Eve, 1843, a woman is brutally axe murdered. Her sister-in-law, Polly Bodine, is accused of the killing and branded the "Witch of Staten Island." In 1993, history is reimagined with the victim's sister-in-law, Polly Marlowe, branded as the "Witch of Maple Park." Surprise awaits as the dour private eye, Harry Grouch, unravels the astonishing parallels in the tales of the two Polly's.
A Genealogical Perspective On The Murder Of Mary Rogers
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
I have used United States Census records from the 19th century along with business directories, i.e. Doggett's Business Directory of New York City, to add some light on a murder that occurred in Hoboken, New Jersey on July 25th, 1841. Specifically, the text of my ebook examines what can be learned about Mary Rogers, her family, as well as the men who may have been associated with her brutal death.
Genealogy And The Murder Of A 19th Century Maine Prostitute
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.