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Makers and Romance of Alabama History By B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Riley
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Poison Mysteries in History, Romance and Crime By C. J. S. Thompson
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POISONS, those silent weapons capable of destroying life mysteriously, secretly and without violence, have ever had a peculiar fascination for mankind. They have played so large a part in history at... More > various periods, in romance as well as in crime, that the subject is one which claims the attention of every student of human nature.< Less
The History and Romance of Crime, Millbank Penitentiary By Arthur Griffiths
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A Poisoned Romance By Dave Thornton
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A 19th century story of deceit, perfidy and illicit love carried out in the rural environs of one of the most scenic areas of Upstate New York.
Family Romance By Kit Caldwell
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Family Romance rips the lid off the seamy side of growing up in Southeast Portland during the baby boom era. A scintilating read.
Shrewsbury: A Romance By Stanley John Weyman
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Stanley John Weyman (7 August 1855 - 10 April 1928) was an... More > English novelist sometimes referred to as the "Prince of Romance".Weyman (pronounced "why-man") was born at Ludlow, Shropshire. The second son of a solicitor, he was educated at Shrewsbury School, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He took his degree in modern history in 1877, and was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1881, joining the Oxford circuit.He practised as a barrister for eight years until, in 1889, he wrote his first novel entitled The House of the Wolf. This was followed over the following two decades by the novels which were to make his reputation, among them historical romances set amidst the turmoil of 16th and 17th century France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_J._Weyman< Less
Sophia: A Romance By Various
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Stanley John Weyman (7 August 1855 - 10 April 1928) was an... More > English novelist sometimes referred to as the "Prince of Romance".Weyman (pronounced "why-man") was born at Ludlow, Shropshire. The second son of a solicitor, he was educated at Shrewsbury School, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He took his degree in modern history in 1877, and was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1881, joining the Oxford circuit.He practised as a barrister for eight years until, in 1889, he wrote his first novel entitled The House of the Wolf. This was followed over the following two decades by the novels which were to make his reputation, among them historical romances set amidst the turmoil of 16th and 17th century France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_J._Weyman< Less
Sophia: A Romance By Stanley John Weyman
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Stanley John Weyman (7 August 1855 - 10 April 1928) was an... More > English novelist sometimes referred to as the "Prince of Romance".Weyman (pronounced "why-man") was born at Ludlow, Shropshire. The second son of a solicitor, he was educated at Shrewsbury School, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He took his degree in modern history in 1877, and was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1881, joining the Oxford circuit.He practised as a barrister for eight years until, in 1889, he wrote his first novel entitled The House of the Wolf. This was followed over the following two decades by the novels which were to make his reputation, among them historical romances set amidst the turmoil of 16th and 17th century France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_J._Weyman< Less
Romancing the Wood By James F Frayne
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The first US Wooden Nickel ‘Flat’ was issued in Tenino as a result of the Great Depression in 1931. The issue of such an instrument to cope with the shortage of money at the time proved... More > such a success that other communities quickly followed suit. It was not long before communities were issuing Wooden Nickel ‘Flats’ to commemorate land-marks in their history. This book looks at just a mere sampling of these interesting bits of Americana and what prompted their issue as commemorative pieces.< Less
A Sicilian Romance By Ann Ward Radcliffe
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The plot concerns the turbulent history of the fallen aristocrats of the house of Mazzini, on the northern shore of Sicily, as related by a tourist who becomes intrigued by the stories of a monk he... More > meets in the ruins of their doomed castle. The Mazzini sisters, Emilia and Julia are 'beautiful' young ladies with many talents. Julia quickly falls in love with Hippolitus but to her dismay her father decides that she should marry the Duke de Luovo.< Less