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It Happened In Brewood By Paul Robinson
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This collection of stories from nineteenth century Brewood tells of the accidents, crime, drunkenness, poverty and brutality that affected the lives of hundreds of ordinary people. It covers a wide... More > range of crimes from minor thefts and assaults, to the most serious offences - with those found guilty facing anything from a fine of a few shillings to a path to the gallows. Fascinating details about pubs, shops and properties are also included, along with descriptions of entertainment, matters of public health, the poor and the Workhouse. Discover the Workhouse master who could butcher a pig in record time, the disinherited aristocrat who beat his wife and Brewood's cow-powered 'Demolition Derby'! Other local interest books by the same author available at lulu.com : + Coven In Times Past + Crime & Chaos In Victorian Penkridge + Tales From Four Towns - Death, Destruction, Crime and Notable News from 19th Century Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton< Less
Real By Gheena Qo
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A forgotten part of American history has revisited Sojer during a period of growth amongst its citizens. Evil acts that must be confronted in the face of cowardice, indifference, and bravery. When it... More > appears that the fight has ended, the real war had only begun.< Less
KLONDIKE By Allan Cannon
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KLONDIKE J.J. edits a magazine devoted to the supernatural, but doesn’t believe a word he prints, until he returns, for the first time, to the home town of his youth, where he meets the... More > seemingly innocent eight-year-old daughter of an old love. She now uses unrealized powers, inherited from her unexplainable ancestors, to wreak havoc on the industry that killed her grandfathers.< Less
The Pretty Gentleman By Max Fincher
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Erotic sketches, a blackmail letter, a closeted aristocrat, his ambitious lover, and a sacrificial murder. Love, betrayal, deception and vengeance in Regency London. George Rowlands, an aspiring... More > young painter meets the charismatic Sir Henry Wallace who invites him to draw his sculpture collection and his handsome valet Gregorio Franchese. Patronised by Wallace to study at the Royal Academy, George is befriended by the aloof John McCarther, assistant to the eccentric Gothic painter, Henry Fuseli. Meanwhile, Lady Arabella Wallace becomes increasingly suspicious of her husband’s enthusiasm for his new protégé. When a male brothel, the White Swan, is exposed, Henry Wallace receives a letter of extortion in George’s handwriting. After Gregorio Franchese is found murdered, George is suspected when erotic drawings of Gregorio are discovered in his possession. Will he face the gallows? Or will self-sacrifice and truth save his fate? . < Less
London's Underworld By Thomas Holmes
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A vivid look at the underbelly of London in 1907. As London reached its peek in international power and prestige, underneath a large element of society remained totally disenfranchised. This is a... More > study into the poor and the criminal. The manner in which they coped with their poverty and the networks, criminal or otherwise, that enabled them to survive. It does not appear to matter when studies like this are made. The Howard Society, (now The Howard League for Penal Reform), as every other reform society is finding, the causes and answers remain the same and are widely known.< Less
London's Underworld By Thomas Holmes
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A vivid look at the underbelly of London in 1907. As London reached its peek in international power and prestige, underneath a large element of society remained totally disenfranchised. This is a... More > study into the poor and the criminal. The manner in which they coped with their poverty and the networks, criminal or otherwise, that enabled them to survive. It does not appear to matter when studies like this are made. The Howard Society, (now The Howard League for Penal Reform), as every other reform society is finding, the causes and answers remain the same and are widely known.< Less
Fifty Years A Detective By Thomas Furlong
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Thirty five true stories told by a man who was a detective for fifty years. A remarkable book.
Fifty Years A Detective By Thomas Furlong
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Thirty five true stories told by a man who was a detective for fifty years. A remarkable book.
Hollywood: Murder City USA By Big Eddie Sullivan
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PAPERBACK VERSION: Hollywood has seen a long history of sordid crimes, scandals and murder. From the Fatty Arbuckle affair right at Hollywood's beginnings to the sin-filled Fifties, this... More > hard-hitting account puts the lie to any so-called "innocence" of the "good old days." Hollywood has been a pit of moral depravity and unsolved mysteries from its very start. This book reviews some of the bloodiest cases, from the most famous to the now-obscure. It's a non-stop rollercoaster ride of fear, ambition, lust and greed, all ending with a trip to the coroner's office. Who are the lucky few who will survive the Hollywood death machine intact? This book is rated "Teen," but does contain descriptions taken from publicly-available news accounts of various serious crimes.< Less
Hollywood: Murder City USA By B-Movie Books
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HARDCOVER VERSION: Hollywood has seen a long history of sordid crimes, scandals and murder. From the Fatty Arbuckle affair right at Hollywood's beginnings to the sin-filled Fifties, this... More > hard-hitting account puts the lie to any so-called "innocence" of the "good old days." Hollywood has been a pit of moral depravity and unsolved mysteries from its very start. This book reviews some of the bloodiest cases, from the most famous to the now-obscure. It's a non-stop rollercoaster ride of fear, ambition, lust and greed, all ending with a trip to the coroner's office. Who are the lucky few who will survive the Hollywood death machine intact? This book is rated "Teen," but does contain descriptions taken from publicly-available news accounts of various serious crimes.< Less

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