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Historic Crimes By Robert Crighton
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What would you want to see if you could look back in time and watch famous events in history? And what would you do if they greatly disappointed you? Or you discovered a hidden crime? Would you... More > tell the world if you discovered that Shakespeare no less was guilty of the worst of crimes? Could you ever read his plays again? Or allow them to be staged? A modern morality tale about Bardolatry, sex and lies by award-winning playwright Robert Crighton. Cast of three - 2 Female, 1 male.< Less
Historical Dictionary of Crime Films By Winston Ho
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The historical dictionaries present essential information on a broad range of subjects, including American and world history, art, business, cities, countries, cultures, customs, film, global... More > conflicts, international relations, literature, music, philosophy, religion, sports, and theater. Written by experts, all contain highly informative introductory essays of the topic and detailed chronologies that, in some cases, cover vast historical time periods but still manage to heavily feature more recent events.< Less
Poison & Conspiracy: Historical Crime Collection By M. G. Scarsbrook
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Historical Crime Collection - Two Novels by M. G. Scarsbrook POISON IN THE BLOOD: THE MEMOIRS OF LUCREZIA BORGIA 1497, Renaissance Rome: As the teenage daughter of Pope Alexander VI, and sister to... More > the fearsome Cesare Borgia, Lucrezia is a young noblewoman immersed in all the glamor of the Vatican Palace. Yet after a brutal killing shocks the city, she learns that a dangerous truth lies beneath the surface of the Papal Court: in their ruthless quest for power, her family will stop at nothing to eliminate their rivals. Her father and brother are poisoners. After discovering that her new husband is next to die, Lucrezia struggles to help him escape from Rome before the assassins strike... THE MARLOWE CONSPIRACY: A NOVEL With his life on the line, and the clock ticking, playwright and spy Christopher Marlowe teams up with William Shakespeare to expose the high-level government conspiracy set against him. But can anyone save a man as troubled as Marlowe from the hangman's noose?< Less
The Maze In the English Park: A Historical Crime Novella By Elizabeth von Witanovski
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It is 1880s Prague when the paths of an actor and a Viennese aristocrat cross. Karel Bernini is a rising star of the Prague National Theater. Josef von Kaplitz is the indisputable future star of the... More > Viennese political scene. Both are dangerously enchanted by anarchism. But when they fall victim to a young noblewoman, her accidental death sparks a tumult of murder and deceit. After her caprice alters the lives of many innocent people on both sides of the Atlantic, the drama culminates in 1950s England. When a photographer, whose young wife is a ballerina with Old Vic, finds an undeveloped roll of film in his lover’s antique store in London, a story of unaccounted murder begins to take shape in his dark room. In this historical novella, two young men who become embroiled in the accidental death of a noblewoman set off a chain of events that, decades later, transform the life of a photographer in England.< Less
The Maze in the English Park: A Historical Crime Novella By Elizabeth von Witanovski
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It is 1880s Prague when the paths of an actor and a Viennese aristocrat cross. Karel Bernini is a rising star of the Prague National Theater. Josef von Kaplitz is the indisputable future star of the... More > Viennese political scene. Both are dangerously enchanted by anarchism. But when they fall victim to a young noblewoman, her accidental death sparks a tumult of murder and deceit. After her caprice alters the lives of many innocent people on both sides of the Atlantic, the drama culminates in 1950s England. When a photographer, whose young wife is a ballerina with Old Vic, finds an undeveloped roll of film in his lover’s antique store in London, a story of unaccounted murder begins to take shape in his dark room. In this historical novella, two young men who become embroiled in the accidental death of a noblewoman set off a chain of events that, decades later, transform the life of a photographer in England.< Less
Piracy and Maritime Crime: Historical and Modern Case Studies By Bruce A. Ellerman et al.
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Despite piracy’s importance and the frequency of piratical attacks, relatively few scholarly works have been written analyzing cases of modern piracy and piracy suppression in terms of varying... More > strategic, policy, and operational decisions. This collection of case studies attempts to fill this gap. It is intended as a contribution to both scholarship and professional naval thinking; it examines twelve case studies from maritime history to illuminate a range of concepts in piracy suppression. The twelve case studies provide the basis for the conclusions, an approach that provides a more thorough understanding of the uses and limitations of naval antipiracy operations in the context of new maritime technologies and within a wider range of modern national policy goals than might otherwise be achievable. Above all, this collection provides a sound basis for comparative analysis of varying historical experiences that can stimulate new and original thinking about a basic but often overlooked naval duty.< 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
Vile Crime By Leonore Blake
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The first episode of an historical romp set in the late eighteenth century pitching the resourceful investigative talents of Captain Benjamin Daniels against Miss Sophia Dashwood and her unorthodox... More > household. Caution may contain humour, brothels, smugglers,and spies, as well as things that go bump in the night! Less of the Sense and Sensibility rather more of the Will and Grace meet Pirates of the Carabbean.< Less
The Crimes of England By G.K. Chesterton
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Chesterton's "The Crimes Of England" was written in 1916 and needs to be read , and perhaps forgiven, as a product of the Great War. The "crimes" in the title are essentially an... More > ironic reference. Most of the "crimes" Chesterton relate to the preceding three hundred years to instances where English policy was too pro-German, or at least, too pro-Prussian by Chesterton's estimate. The list of crimes include too much support for Frederick the Great and too little support for the French Revolution. Even the crime of England's brutal response to the Irish rebellions of 1789 - something Chesterton lets loose against - was made worse by the Germanic element in the royal family and the Army's use of German mercenaries against the Irish. Chesterton ends his essays with a plea to his fellow Englishmen not to avoid criticising their nation but to embrace it.< Less
The Crime Of The Congo By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are... More > generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels. -Wikipedia< Less

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