Books tagged: victorian crime mysteries

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Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Thief of Faces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Thief of Faces: Darkwood is on the trail of a serial killer in London who takes the faces of his victims...
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Luminous Marks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. The Luminous Marks: Glowing marks are left at the sites of petty thefts. What are they for? Darkwood and Hobbs search out the meaning of the marks in London's fog shrouded night.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Wrath of the Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,700. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Who or what is causing fires in the slums of London's East End? Superstitious fears on the street claim the Chinese are to blame - but could there really be a dragon in London?
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Peacock Cabal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Men who love men are dying, as something takes advantage of the secrecy surrounding their hidden love. Darkwood's investigation reveals a conspiracy and a sinister threat...
A Genealogical Perspective On The Murder Of Mary Rogers
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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.
The Darkwood Mysteries: The Hag on the Heath
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Emily Darkwood and her young servant companion Jack Hobbs investigate crime and the supernatural in Victorian England as she searches for answers to her parents' mysterious fates in short tales of horror and adventure. Is an acquaintance of Darkwood the victim of supernatural attack? Darkwood, Hobbs, the victim and her gypsy kin embark on a hunt for a witch, but all is not as it seems...
The Ghost Club
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,160. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When fourteen-year old Kate discovers a letter, written mostly in cipher, within the workings of her late mother's hand-carved music box, she determines to find out what it means, the strange discovery leads her from talking boards and seances to the magicians of the Egyptian Hall along the way she meets some of the most colourful characters of the late Victorian occult revival.