Mad Or Bad

Author: David J Vaughan
ISBN: 1473864151
Size: 48.30 MB
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Written in accessible language, this book - unlike any before it - retells twenty-five cases, from the renowned to obscure, including an attempt to murder a bemused Queen Victoria; the poisoner Dove and the much-feared magician; the ...

Trials Of Passion

Author: Lisa Appignanesi
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405515775
Size: 42.81 MB
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This book journeys into the heart of dark passions and the crimes they impel.

Inconvenient People

Author: Sarah Wise
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409027953
Size: 10.65 MB
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE Gaslight tales of rooftop escapes, men and women snatched in broad daylight, patients shut in coffins, a fanatical cult known as the Abode of Love.

The Wicked Boy

Author: Kate Summerscale
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 140885113X
Size: 32.28 MB
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Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction 2017 The gripping, fascinating account of a shocking murder case that sent late Victorian Britain into a frenzy, by the number one bestselling, multi-award-winning author of The Suspicions ...

Murder Magic Madness

Author: Davies Owen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317867564
Size: 31.87 MB
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This book shows how beliefs dismissed by some Victorians as ‘medieval superstitions’ continued to influence the thoughts and actions of many people, viz most famously Conan `table tapper' Doyle.


Author: Sarah Waters
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748129235
Size: 80.91 MB
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Well, this is one. Long, dark, twisted and satisfying, it's a fabulous piece of writing . . . an unforgettable experience' Julie Myerson, Guardian Winner of The CWA Ellis Peters Dagger for Historical Crime Fiction

The Trials Of The King Of Hampshire

Author: Elizabeth Foyster
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780749619
Size: 33.31 MB
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Elizabeth Foyster invites us into Freemasons’ Hall for the most extraordinary, expensive and controversial British insanity trial ever heard.

The Asylum For Wayward Victorian Girls

Author: Emilie Autumn
Publisher: Asylum Emporium
ISBN: 0998990906
Size: 11.79 MB
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ABOUT THE STORY: “It was the dog who found me.” Such is the stark confession launching the harrowing scene that begins The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls as Emilie Autumn, a young musician on the verge of a bright career, attempts ...

Criminal Legal Doctrine

Author: Peter Rush
Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781855219694
Size: 31.41 MB
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