Books tagged: victorian crime

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Crime and Punishment in Victorian Edinburgh
By Lynne Wilson
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A selection of true crimes, punishments and court cases from Edinburgh in the Victorian era, giving a mixture of humorous, harrowing and strange accounts of Victorian crime in this city.
That's the Way He Did It
By Amy Myers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction
Stories by the well known crime writer Amy Myers. Victorian master chef and sleuth Auguste Didier wrestles with ghosts, missing heirs and distressed gentlemen. In more modern times Mr Punch takes the stage and a Kentish village brings out the traditional Hooden Horse with gruesome results.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Pink Jewel Conundrum
By Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
Holmes and Watson investigate the disappearance of a jewel from the library of the Mayor of Portsmouth.
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
By Don Hale
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
Repression
By Rob Lowe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
London 1898. A woman walks the streets of Shoreditch carrying a secret that could get her killed. But how can she protect herself when she doesn't know what it is?
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Barking Emporium
By Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 6. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
The great detective uncovers a convoluted conspiracy to conceal the cause of two fires, one of which results in the death of an elderly couple. Dr Watson records the fine details which lead to the exposure of the villains.
Strange Case of Mr. Bodkin and Father Whitechapel: the other side of Jekyll and Hyde
By M Elias Keller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
A brilliant reinvention of Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde! Cold-blooded banker Geoffrey Bodkin stumbles upon the fateful potion and unleashes his own alter-ego: saintly almsgiver Father Whitechapel. But what begins as a story of loving charity soon becomes one of embezzlement, scandal and murder, as Mr. Bodkin struggles to keep Father Whitechapel from being branded as Jack the Ripper!
The Masked Adversary
By James McCreet
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,030. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
Nothing is quite as it seems in Victorian London. When two strangely horrific bodies are found, the Metrolpolitan Police Commissioner finds he must bend some rules to solve the crimes. Enter ex-detective George Williamson and ally Noah Dyson in a case that is unprecedented in gruesomeness and terror. In a city of a million faces, all men wear masks.
A Case of Poisons: An Anthony Maxwell Mystery
By Hazel B. West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
In this first book in a new Victorian steampunk mystery series, private detective, Anthony Maxwell, and his two partners, Tobias and Scamp, have to solve a series of murders involving exotic poisons.
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.