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Prey on the Prowl: A Crime Novel By BS Murthy
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Who could have poisoned Ranjit the realtor, Shakeel the Inspector, Pravar the criminal and Natya his accomplice? Well the needle of suspicion tilted towards Pravar that was till he perished with his... More > mate, but then who was the one? Could it be Radha under the scanner for her role in the death of her husband Madhu and his mistress Mala, Pravar's sister? Or was it Ranjit's spouse Kavya, who owing to Stockholm Syndrome, takes to Pravar her kidnapper. As these deaths by poisoning puzzle Dhruva, Radha, who worms her way into his life, avers that Kavya had the motive and the means to kill her spouse, her paramour and his wife besides the cop. However, reckoning that when the ill-motives of the natural suspects to commit a murder are an open secret, someone with a hidden agenda might be tempted to use that as a camouflage for his subterfuge, Dhruva begins to look around for the culprit.< Less
Showdown in Beantown, A Cavazutti Crime Novel By Carlo Cavazutti
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When the common man turns his back it is the hero that runs into the smoke of battle. Boston has always been the city of treachery, deceit, terrorism, the cradle of freedom and organized crime from... More > the Irish, Italians and the Albanians. It has been home to traitors, martyrs, heroes, a hot bed of segregation and integration and the men who kept the city safe even in the face of big time corruption. But heroes never failed to rise to the occasion even when they could have stayed out of harms way. But hasn’t it always been the hero who runs to danger instead of away from it?< Less
Penny A Corner - True Crime Novel By BARBARA SULLIVAN
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Review of Penny a Corner Melrose Books, Cambridge Austin Kehoe, Commissioning Editor “…Only a few pages in, the author has accomplished several key tasks. The situation of Mistress... More > Vanwicke, her character, and that of Henry Harrison have been established. The plot premise is likewise well set out and its development got well under way. Similarly, the historical setting has been established, with an economy of description which nevertheless evokes the period very satisfactorily. In conclusion this is an unusual, indeed quite original approach to fiction. Altogether, this is a very well conceived novel, and the author has carried off her audacious concept with great aplomb. I found it absorbing and utterly fascinating.< Less
PENNY A CORNER A NOVEL Based on True Crime By BARBARA SULLIVAN
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Penny a Corner by Barbara Sullivan was first published in 2007 by Four O'Clock Press, London, (Bookforce) and is a Novel based on true crime set in London in 1692.
Patricia Wentworth, (10 Crime novels Collection) By Patricia Wentworth
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Patricia Wentworth (born Dora Amy Elles; November 10, 1878 - January 28, 1961) was a British crime fiction writer. She wrote a series of 32 crime novels (classic-style whodunits) many featuring Miss... More > Silver, the first of which was published in 1928, and the last of which was published in the year of her death. Patricia Wentworth, Collection 1- A Marriage Under the Terror 2- The Brading Collection 3- The Fingerprint 4- The Silent Pool 5- The Case is Closed 6- The Key 7- The Clock Strikes Twelve 8- The Fire Within 9- The Catherine-Wheel 10- The Alington Inheritance< Less
Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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"Poor girl!" he said, looking at the empty corner where she had sat—"She will come to herself and weep, and then her mother will find out.... She will give her a beating, a... More > horrible, shameful beating and then maybe, turn her out of doors.... And even if she does not, the Darya Frantsovnas will get wind of it, and the girl will soon be slipping out on the sly here and there..." < Less
Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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"Poor girl!" he said, looking at the empty corner where she had sat—"She will come to herself and weep, and then her mother will find out.... She will give her a beating, a... More > horrible, shameful beating and then maybe, turn her out of doors.... And even if she does not, the Darya Frantsovnas will get wind of it, and the girl will soon be slipping out on the sly here and there..."< Less
Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Excerpt: This was not because he was cowardly and abject, quite the contrary; but for some time past he had been in an overstrained irritable condition, verging on hypochondria. He had become so... More > completely absorbed in himself, and isolated from his fellows that he dreaded meeting, not only his landlady, but anyone at all. He was crushed by poverty, but the anxieties of his position had of late ceased to weigh upon him. He had given up attending to matters of practical importance; he had lost all desire to do so. Nothing that any landlady could do had a real terror for him. But to be stopped on the stairs, to be forced to listen to her trivial, irrelevant gossip, to pestering demands for payment, threats and complaints, and to rack his brains for excuses, to prevaricate, to lie--no, rather than that, he would creep down the stairs like a cat and slip out unseen.< Less
Crime and Punishment By Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Crime and Punishment is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 - 1881). SUMMARY : Crime and Punishment focuses on the mental anguish and moral dilemmas of Rodion Raskolnikov, an... More > impoverished ex-student in Saint Petersburg who formulates a plan to kill an unscrupulous pawnbroker for her money. Before the killing, Raskolnikov believes that with the money he could liberate himself from poverty and go on to perform great deeds. However, once it is done he finds himself racked with confusion, paranoia, and disgust for what he has done. His moral justifications disintegrate completely as he struggles with guilt and horror and confronts the real-world consequences of his deed.< Less
The History of a Crime By Victor Hugo et al.
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Victor Hugo's documentary historical novel History of a Crime is an impassioned recording of the December 1852 coup d'etat that brought the usurper he called "Napoleon le petit" to power,... More > and sent Hugo into an eighteen year exile. The work was written in the few months following Hugo's flight, but only published in 1877, when Hugo feared a similar takeover by Marechal Mac-Mahon, who had threatened the dissolution of the republican-dominated Chambre des deputes. Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte was elected President of the Second Republic of France and subsequently accepted the title of the Emperor, reigning as Napoleon III.< Less

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