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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…

Historical Mysteries

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Andrew Lang


Edited by Andrew Lang, Historical Mysteries is a collection of infamous unsolved mysteries from various points in history.

Poison Romance And Poison Mysteries

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Charles John Samuel Thompson


A writer and physician, Charles John Samuel Thompson wrote several works on poisons which are still consulted today. He is especially infor…

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 …

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 …

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…

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…

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…

Kentucky's Famous Feuds and Tragedies

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Charles G. Mutzenberg


As this book will show, there have been a variety of clashes and feuds which have taken place in and near Kentucky over the years, primarily…

Fifty Years a Detective: 35 Real Detective Stories

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Thomas Furlong


Hitherto unpublished facts connected with some of Mr. Furlong's greatest cases—Other interesting incidents of his long and strenuous career …

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

Read by John Van Stan


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…

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…

Criminal Manchester: Experiences of a Special Correspondent

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Anonymous


Follow the Manchester Evening News 'special correspondent' and his guide - recently back from a 'seven stretch' - as they take you on a tour…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 7: Part 2: Countess de Saint-Geran

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Alexandre Dumas


This story details the crimes and trial surrounding the unexpected pregnancy and subsequent childbirth of the Countess de Saint-Geran in 164…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 1: Joan of Naples

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Alexandre Dumas


The celebrated crimes committed during the life of Joan (Joanna I) of Naples span from personal misdeeds (adulteries and mariticide) to regi…

True Detective Stories from the Archives of the Pinkertons

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Cleveland Moffett


In his true crime collection, True Detective Stories: From the Archives of the Pinkertons, Cleveland Moffett details some of the more fascin…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 6: Part 2: The Man in the Iron Mask

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Alexandre Dumas


In the late 1600s a man was doubly-imprisoned: his body in an iron cell and his face in an iron mask. Who the “man in the iron mask” was, wh…

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…

Report of the President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy …

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The President'S Commission On The Assassination Of President Kennedy and President'S Commission On The Assassination Of Presiden


The assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, was a cruel and shocking act of violence directed against a man, a family…

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