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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…

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

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Part 2: Urbain Grandier (version 2)

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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 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…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 8: Part 2: Vaninka

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Alexandre Dumas


The story of Vaninka, generally regarded as the most fictionalized of Dumas’ Celebrated Crimes series, occurs during the short and eccentric…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 8: Part 3: The Marquise de Ganges

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Alexandre Dumas


The assassination of Diane de Joannis de Chateaublanc (the Marquise de Ganges) is a fitting tale to conclude Dumas’ celebrated crimes series…

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 …

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…

True Detective Mysteries 37 08 19 Murder In The Horror House



Detectives attempt to get a man to tell what happened to some missing people, they believe were murdered.

True Detective Mysteries 37 09 02 Reprocessed Bride



Detectives investigating a reported kidnapping of a woman made by her former husband, find her murdered body, and also discover a murdered s…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 7: Part 3: Murat

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Alexandre Dumas


Amidst the political winds from Napoleon’s downfall, this tale turns our attention to the flight of a former French marshal and King of Napl…

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 …

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 8: Part 1: The Marquise de Brinvilliers

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Alexandre Dumas


The crimes of the Marquise of Brinvilliers, a French aristocrat during the reign of Louis XIV, included some of the most famous murders, sca…

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. 7: Part 1: Ali Pacha

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Alexandre Dumas


Ali Tepeleni, Pacha of Janina, rose to power during the early 1800s in one of the Ottoman Empire’s most unruly territories (Albania). His fe…

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…

The Life, Crime, and Capture of John Wilkes Booth

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George Alfred Townsend


A series of articles by the New York World newspaper's special correspondent covering the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, its background a…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1: The Borgias and the Cenci (version 2)

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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 …

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…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Karl-Ludwig Sand (version 2)

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Alexandre Dumas


This is the fourth volume of Alexandre Dumas' studies of celebrated crimes and their perpetrators. This volume is concerned with the story o…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Part 3: Nisida

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Alexandre Dumas


This story details the many crimes (attempted rape, assault, filicide, etc.) surrounding a significant historical confrontation between a fi…

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