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Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1: The Borgias and The Cenci

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Alexandre Dumas


Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent …

Narrative of My Captivity Among the Sioux Indians

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Fanny Kelly


"Narrative of my captivity among the Sioux Indians: with a brief account of General Sully's Indian expedition in 1864, bearing upon eve…

Remarkable Rogues: The Careers of Some Notable Criminals of Europe and America

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Charles Kingston


The title and subtitle pretty much say it all. Twenty biographical sketches of people you would not want your son or daughter to marry. (Sum…

The Right Way to Do Wrong

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Harry Houdini


Harry Houdini, master illusionist and contortionist, unmasks the various ways that criminals take advantage of their victims. (Summary by Le…

Chronicles of crime and criminals No.1

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Unknown


Published by Beaver Publishing Company, Toronto, and subtitled "Full and authentic account of the murder by Henry Wainwright of his mis…

The Autobiography of a Thief

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Hutchins Hapgood


I met the ex-pickpocket and burglar whose autobiography follows soon after his release from a third term in the penitentiary. For several we…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 2: The Massacres of the South

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Alexandre Dumas


Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent …

The Chronicles of Crime Vol 1

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Camden Pelham


This catalogue of human weakness and at times downright atrocity has been brought together by Camden Pelham, a barrister-at-law of the Inner…

A Voyage to the South Sea

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William Bligh


A Voyage to the South Sea, undertaken by command of His Majesty, for the purpose of conveying the Bread-fruit tree to the West Indies, in Hi…

God Goes to Murderer's Row

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Rev. M. Raymond


The Hound of Heaven stalks the death house in pursuit of the soul of a modern Dismas in this true story of a doomed criminal who found God i…

The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty: Its …

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Sir John Barrow


The mutiny on the Bounty occurred aboard a British Royal Navy ship on 28 April 1789. The mutiny was led by Fletcher Christian against the co…

True Stories of Crime from the District Attorney’s Office

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Arthur Cheney Train


Former New York DA Arthur Train tells true crime stories from his time in office. - Summary by Colleen McMahon

Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Nu…

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International Military Tribunal


Recognizing the importance of establishing for history an authentic text of the Trial of major German WWII war criminals, the International …

The Most Extraordinary Trial of William Palmer

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Anonymous


John Parsons Cook was a 28 year old bachelor, from a good family but not in robust health. He studied to become a lawyer, but instead of fol…

The Fall River Tragedy

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Edwin H. Porter


The story of how Lizzie Borden supposedly murdered her parents has passed into American folklore, partly thanks to the albeit inaccurate pla…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Part 2: Urbain Grandier

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Alexandre Dumas


This is the dramatic story of Urbain Grandier, a catholic priest, who had a reputation to rival that of Casanova, which ultimately led to hi…

The Great Taxicab Robbery

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James H. Collins


In 1912, $25,000 was stolen during a bank transfer in New York City in broad daylight. In what may appear astonishing in today's world, the …

The Chronicles of Newgate Vol 1

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Arthur Griffiths


Good against evil; right versus wrong; the judicial system against the criminal world. The struggle is as old as mankind. Sometimes the line…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 5: Part 1: Desrues

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Alexandre Dumas


This story chronicles the crimes of Antoine-Francois Desrues (also called "Derues") from his childhood to his execution. Desrues c…

Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for…

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Arthur L. Hayward


"If there be a haunted spot in London it must surely be a few square yards that lie a little west of the Marble Arch, for in the long c…

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