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  • The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse: An Extraordinary Edwardian Case of Deception and Intrigue
    Piu Marie Eatwell
    Paperback: 09/20/2016
     
    One of the most notorious and bizarre mysteries of the Edwardian age, for readers who loved The Suspicions of ...
  • The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
    Judith Flanders
    Paperback: 07/15/2014
     
    In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most...
  • Thunderstruck
    Erik Larson
    Paperback: 09/07/2007
     
    The interwoven stories of two men whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases of all time...
  • Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer
    James L. Swanson
    Paperback: 02/06/2007
     
    A fascinating tale of murder, intrigue, and betrayal. A gripping hour-by-hour account told through the eyes of...
  • The Land That Never Was: Sir Gregor MacGregor and the Most Audacious Fraud in History
    David Sinclair
    Paperback: 01/01/2005
     
    The bizarre tale of a 19th century land swindle by 'Sir Gregor MacGregor', who conned hundreds of people into ...
  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    Erik Larson
    Paperback: 02/10/2004
     
    Erik Larson's gifts as a storyteller are magnificently displayed in this rich narrative of the master ...

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