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The Pershore Poisoners by Kerry Tombs Book Summary:

1890: in the Worcestershire county market town of Pershore, at the Talbots’ Lodging House, a recently arrived guest dies in mysterious circumstances. Detective Inspector Samuel Ravenscroft and his colleague Constable Tom Crabb are called in to investigate. However, as the two policemen start their enquiries, they are faced with their most difficult case to date. As events unfold, Ravenscroft and Crabb uncover many secrets, and an old case from Ravenscroft's past threatens to cast long shadows over the present in this highly entertaining sixth title in the Victorian Inspector Ravenscroft series.

THE MALVERN MURDERS a Captivating Victorian Historical Murder Mystery

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THE MALVERN MURDERS a Captivating Victorian Historical Murder Mystery by Kerry Tombs Book Summary:

A CAPTIVATING HISTORICAL MURDER MYSTERY SET IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND This is a revised and updated edition of THE MALVERN MURDERS. Before Jack the Ripper terrorized London, Police Inspector Samuel Ravenscroft patrolled the grimy streets of Whitechapel - but he's no Inspector Abberline. Malvern, 1887. Clever and hard-working, Ravenscroft nonetheless has the worst record in the force. He lets a murderer escape during a chase and is banished to the spa town of Malvern for a water treatment to cure his asthma. MURDER FOLLOWS THE INSPECTOR Ravenscroft accepts a dinner invitation from a new acquaintance, Jabez Pitzer. Before the dinner gong can sound, the maid finds Pitzer slumped over his desk - dead. Ravenscroft sees two glasses on a small side table. One has a powdery residue at the bottom and the faint smell of bitter almonds. A BODY IN THE LIBRARY Ravenscroft immediately recognizes the signs - Pitzer has been poisoned. But the local authorities are reluctant to believe there is a murderer in Malvern. He may be recovering his strength, but Ravenscroft has all his wits intact. He finds himself pulled into the investigation. Hungry to prove himself, Ravenscroft is determined to solve the case. But the bodies mount up. Someone is killing local luminaries. WHO WILL BE NEXT? A mysterious woman in black was witnessed speaking to each of the victims. Who is she and why does death seem to follow her? And does a local cartel of businessmen have anything to do with it? RAVENSCROFT IS OUT OF THE SMOKE BUT MALVERN HAS ITS OWN DEADLY FIRES THE MALVERN MURDERS is packed with delicious dialogue, sly humour and Victorian atmosphere. Perfect for fans of M.R.C. Kasasian, E.S. Thomson, Oscar De Muriel and Karen Charlton. MEET THE DETECTIVE Inspector Samuel Ravenscroft, unmarried and over forty, is a detective in the Whitechapel branch of the Metropolitan Police. Painfully asthmatic, he is often overlooked by his superiors in favour of his pushier colleagues. But Ravenscroft is keen to prove himself and strives to overcome his physical limitations. His tools are forthright questioning, close examination of the evidence and personal intuition. He often finds that the solution to many crimes is buried deep in the past. With his trusty Bradshaw, Ravenscroft and his colleague Constable Tom Crabb, travel around the Three Counties, overlooked by the Malvern Hills, bringing criminals to justice. KERRY TOMBS was born near Birmingham, but grew up in various locations in north Worcestershire. After a career teaching in both England and Australia, he moved to Malvern in 1982, where he became a local genealogist, lecturer and bookseller. WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT KERRY TOMBS "I found this story very absorbing and hard to put down." Berys "Kerry Tombs knows how to keep your interest until the very end." Delin "Another great book in the series. The author kept you guessing the entire time." Jerry INSPECTOR RAVENSCROFT DETECTIVE MYSTERIES SERIES Book 1: The Malvern Murders Book 2: The Worcester Whisperers Book 3: The Ledbury Lamplighters Book 4: The Tewkesbury Tomb* Book 5: The Droitwich Deceivers* Book 6: The Pershore Poisoners* Book 7: The Upton Undertakers* Book 8: The Herefordshire Hangman* Book 9: The Bromsgrove Bookseller* * Coming soon

The Tewkesbury Tomb

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The Tewkesbury Tomb by Kerry Tombs Book Summary:

March 1889. It is midnight. Six strangers meet for the first time outside the great door of Tewkesbury Abbey, their mission to enter the sacred building and seek out the tomb of the medieval crusader knight, Sir Roger de la Pole. What they find inside however, is both unexpected and deeply shocking. Detective Inspector Ravenscroft and Constable Tom Crabb are called upon to solve the crime and to decipher the strange coded letters on the outside of the templar’s tomb. Soon they will discover that the solution to both mysteries stretches back far into the past and that their origins lie in two distant lands.

The Lancet London

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The Worcester Whisperers

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The Worcester Whisperers by Kerry Tombs Book Summary:

A few weeks before the outbreak of the infamous Ripper murders in 1888, Detective Inspector Samuel Ravenscroft of the Whitechapel Constabulary is sent to the peaceful county town of Worcester to investigate the unexpected disappearance of the Cathedral librarian and the priceless medieval manuscript known as the Whisperie. Aided by his former colleague Constable Tom Crabb, Ravenscroft soon encounters a dark world of murder, lies, and deceit within the walls of the ancient cathedral, and gradually uncovers an unsolved mystery dating back nearly 40 years. Meanwhile in London, events are nearing a dramatic climax as the mysterious woman in black attempts to gain her revenge in the darkened alleyways of Whitechapel. It is not long before the two contrasting worlds of Worcester and Whitechapel become intertwined in unsettling and frightening ways.

The Play of Death

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The Play of Death by Oliver Pötzsch Book Summary:

The mysterious sixth entry in the Hangman's Daughter series It is 1670 and Simon Fronwieser is in the town of Oberammergau to bring his seven-year-old son to boarding school. As he bids his boy a tearful farewell, news comes of a shocking murder: the man who was to play the part of Christ in the town's Passion Play has been found dead, nailed to the set's cross. As there is no doctor in town, Simon is brought in to examine the body. The chance to spend more time with his son and to investigate the murder quickly convince him to stay. Soon he is joined by his father-in-law, Jakob Kuisl, the Schongau hangman, and the two begin piecing together the puzzle of the actor's death. Was he murdered by a jealous rival? Are the recently arrived and unpopular immigrant workers somehow involved? Or is it a punishment from God for the villagers' arrogance in trying to schedule the play four years earlier than prescribed by ancient custom? Once again, it looks like it is up to the Kuisls to unravel the mystery and bring atown's dark secrets to light.

Dictionary of Birmingham

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Dictionary of Birmingham by Thomas T. Harman Book Summary:

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The Upton Undertakers

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The Upton Undertakers by Kerry Tombs Book Summary:

March 1891: a group of mourners gather for a funeral in a small country churchyard in Worcestershire, but events do not go according to plan. An old friend invites Detective Inspector Ravenscroft to investigate, and before long the detective and his associate Constable Tom Crabb are embroiled in the dark world of the Upton Undertakers. Their long and dangerous investigation takes the duo across the country, from Temple in London, to the ancient Shropshire market of Ludlow, to a strange educational establishment near Bromyard. Ravenscroft eventually draws the case to a dramatic conclusion, only to find that fate has one last surprising trick to play. This is the seventh book in the thrilling Victorian Inspector Ravenscroft series.

The Werewolf of Bamberg

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The Werewolf of Bamberg by Oliver Pötzsch Book Summary:

The thrilling fifth entry in Oliver Pötzsch's best-selling Hangman's Daughter series. In 1668, hangman Jakob Kuisl, his daughter Magdalena and her husband Simon are traveling to the town of Bamberg. But what was planned as a family vacation soon becomes a nightmare: there is a murderer in Bamberg leaving the severed limbs victims in the trash outside the city. When rumors quickly spread that the murders are the work of a werewolf Jakob Kuisl must prove the superstition wrong and embarks on a search for the " devil of Bamberg." This thrilling fifth entry in Oliver Pötzsch's Hangman's Daughter series follows the continuing adventures and mysteries that surround the Kuisl family.

Beyond Riverside Drive

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Beyond Riverside Drive by Chris Royal Book Summary:

Within these pages you will find the ultimate culinary guidebook through the unsettling worlds of best selling authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child. Make a reservation for dinner at The Bones, Tavern on the Green, Cafe des Artistes or The Four Seasons Pool Room. Grab a quick bite at The Wagon Wheel Restaurant, The Castle Club or everyone's favorite greasy spoon - Maisie's Diner. The salt sea air makes you hungry? Well Oscar's, The King's Arms or the staff cafeteria on Level "C" should fix you right up. Craving a savory repast and a frothy pint after a long wet hike on the moors? Then The Half Moon Pub should fit the bill. But don't forget the leave room for a tasty snack straight off the spit along Rt.666. It's all here - From Dried Beef to Fish Lip Soup; from Hare Pate to Track Rabbit. 631 pages - More than 400 recipes and over 140 macabre illustrations guaranteed to whet your appetite. Just about every food item referenced in the first 15 Pendergast Novels plus that classic dish from the chilling short story Extraction. Remarkable, easy to follow recipes, an expanded index and wonderful links to many of the, shall we say, more exotic ingredients. This is it - From Medicine Creek to the Exmouth. From Relic to Crimson Shore. From 891 Riverside Drive........and BEYOND."

Murder at the Motor Show

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Murder at the Motor Show by John Rhode Book Summary:

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The Lost Voyager

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The Lost Voyager by A. C. Hadfield Book Summary:

A mining ship goes missing... Its precious cargo could change the galaxy... Unless one man and his crew can find the lost Voyager. Carson Mach, a freelance rogue captain, and his crew are faced with a seemingly routine mission to find and rescue the Voyager, a missing mining ship in a remote system. Only he and his employers know what the lost ship carries in its cargo hold and the devastating consequences if it falls into the wrong hands. On arrival to the Noven system, the destination of the Voyager, Mach and his crew have two planets to explore, with no clues as to where the ship and its artefact might be. Their first stop reveals a terrifying new enemy has joined the search, raising the stakes considerably. If the new threat finds the cargo, it will place the entire galaxy in a perilous position from which it won't recover. Mach and his crew must overcome impossible odds and defeat the new enemy if they're to reach the Voyager and save the lives of trillions. All Carson Mach stories are standalone adventures and can be read in any order. If you want to read the first book, The Atlantis Ship, go to: http://hyperurl.co/atlantis

The Lancet

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The Silent Murders

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The Silent Murders by A. G. MacDonell Book Summary:

It begins with murder of an elderly tramp. To his gentlemen-of-the-road peers he was known as Stuck-up Sam'. The only unusual aspect of the crime was a square of cardboard tied to the last surviving button of the tramp's ragged overcoat and on which was written the word Three.' death after death followed, the perpetrator being clear about his targets.

Death at Whitechapel

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Death at Whitechapel by Robin Paige Book Summary:

Jennie Jerome Churchill calls on Kathryn Ardleigh and her husband, Charles, to clear the family name when allegations arise that her husband was related to Jack the Ripper, a charge that could threaten her son's political ambitions. Original.

Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection

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Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection by Arthur Conan Doyle Book Summary:

Arthur Conan Doyle's master criminologist Sherlock Holmes continues to delight readers around the world more than a century after he first appeared in print (in 1887's A Study in Scarlet). The digital age has only increased his popularity: amid the onslaught of contemporary crime fiction there is something reassuring about Sherlock Holmes. In the hardcover edition of 'Sherlock Holmes: The Ultimate Collection' you will find all four Sherlock Holmes novels: A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle. The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle. The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Droitwich Deceivers

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The Droitwich Deceivers by Kerry Tombs Book Summary:

When the 9-year-old daughter of a prominent Droitwich businessman disappears without a trace whilst on a visit to a local churchyard, Detective Inspector Ravenscroft and his colleague, Constable Tom Crabb, are called upon to investigate.

Simple Seasons

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Simple Seasons by Kim Diehl Book Summary:

Bestselling author Kim Diehl is back with an all-new collection of quilts--plus her very own homestyle recipes--inspired by the seasons. Bring the special meaning of each season alive in your home with Kim's signature tradition-with-a-twist style. Thirteen projects with a seasonal flair include bed, lap, and wall quilts, plus a doll quilt and table runner Simple patchwork and applique designs feature spring tulips, summer gardens, autumn jack-o'-lanterns, and winter mittens Over a dozen tried-and-true recipes spotlight Kim's homestyle approach to cooking--find hearty salads, soups, and breads, plus luscious desserts

William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings of England

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The Meaning of Witchcraft

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The Meaning of Witchcraft by Gerald Gardner Book Summary:

Thought to be the father of modern witchcraft, Gerald Gardner published The Meaning of Witchcraft in 1959, not long after laws punishing witches were repealed. It was the first sympathetic book written from the point of view of a practicing witch. The Meaning of Witchcraft is an invaluable source book for witches today. Chapters include: Witch's Memories and Beliefs, The Stone Age Origins of Witchcraft, Druidism and the Aryan Celts, Magic Thinking, Curious Beliefs about Witches, Signs and Symbols, The Black Mass, Some Allegations Examined. The Meaning of Witchcraft is a record of witches' roots-and a tribute to a founding pioneer with the courage to set that record straight.

Strangers, Migrants, Exiles

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Strangers, Migrants, Exiles by Frauke Reitemeier Book Summary:

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Away in a Manger

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Away in a Manger by Rhys Bowen Book Summary:

In this Christmas installment of Rhys Bowen's New York Times bestselling historical mystery series, Molly Murphy Sullivan's generosity to a beggar draws her into a dangerous investigation It's Christmastime in 1905 New York City, and for once, Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to the approaching holidays. She has a family of her own now: she and Daniel have a baby son and 12-year-old Bridie is living with them as their ward. As Molly and the children listen to carolers in the street, they hear a lovely little voice and see a beggar girl, huddled in a doorway, singing Away in a Manger. Bridie is touched by the girl's ragged clothes and wants to help her out if they can. They give her a quarter, only to watch a bigger boy take it from her. But it turns out he is the girl's brother, and they've come from England and are living with an aunt who mistreats them terribly. When the young boy is accused of stealing a purse, Molly intervenes on his behalf. These children are clearly not the usual city waifs. They are well-spoken and used to better things. So who are they? And what has happened to their mother? As Molly looks for the answers to these questions, she gets drawn into an investigation that will take her up to the highest levels of New York society.

The History of Feudalism

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The History of Feudalism by David Herlihy Book Summary:

Presents examples of the principal types of records which historians use in their investigations of feudal society. This book includes not only laws and legal commentaries, private charters and administrative records, but also selections from chronicles, saints' lives, sermons, liturgical works, and imaginative literature.

Death at the Fair

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Death at the Fair by Frances McNamara Book Summary:

With pitch perfect prose, Death at the Fair is full of intelligent plot twists that will keep readers on the edge of their seats to the final page. Set during the Worldâs Columbian Exposition in Chicago, an implacable murderer sets out to claim vengeanceâor so it seems. It is 1893 and all eyes are on the Windy City where Emily Cabot, a graduate student at the University of Chicago, is touring with her family and friends. When one of those friends is found dead, all fingers point to Dr. Stephen Chapman, one-time fiancé of the dead manâs wifeâs. Believing firmly in Dr. Chapmanâs innocence, Emily begins to uncover evidence to the contrary with the help of Ida B. Wells, the famous anti-lynching crusader. Together the women must deal with thieves, gamblers, and dogmatists to uncover a truth, which is far more alarming and insidious than any reader will have imagined.

The Academy

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The Academy and Literature

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Handbook of Criminal Investigation

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Handbook of Criminal Investigation by Tim Newburn,Tom Williamson,Alan Wright Book Summary:

This book provides the most comprehensive and authoritative book yet published on the subject of criminal investigation, a rapidly developing area within the police and other law enforcement agencies, and an important sub discipline within police studies. The subject is rarely out of the headlines, and there is widespread media interest in criminal investigation. Within the police rapid strides are being made in the direction of professionalizing the criminal investigation process, and it has been a particular focus as a means of improving police performance. A number of important reports have been published in the last few years, highlighting the importance of the criminal investigation process not only to the work of the police but to public confidence in this. Each of these reports has identified shortcomings in the way criminal investigations have been conducted, and has made recommendations for improvement . The Handbook of Criminal Investigation provides a rigorous and critical approach to not only the process of criminal investigation, but also the context in which this takes place, the theory underlying it, and the variety of factors which influence approaches to it. It will be an indispensable source of reference for anybody with an interest in, and needing to know about, criminal investigation. Contributors to the book are drawn from both practitioners in the field and academics.

Outin

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Outin by Brandt Legg Book Summary:

OUTIN, book two of the best selling Inner Movement trilogy, takes off from the last thrilling page of OUTVIEW. This story of wonder, in which time and dimensions collide in an explosion of psychic phenomena, takes Nate to a kaleidoscopic land. Relentlessly pursued, he faces impossible choices that transcend life and death. Aided by more mystics, he struggles to find understanding on a frantic quest through extraordinary realms. If he can keep his friends alive, avoid Lightyear, and unravel crucial mysteries from the past . . . the Movement just might have a chance to change everything. A fast paced psychic conspiracy filled with more than paranormal mystery and supernatural phenomena. In OUTIN, Nate is pushed to question life’s great questions and philosophies in a search for the meaning of time itself. Readers who enjoy contemporary, urban fantasy, metaphysical genres and books such as David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks, Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane, James Redfield’s The Celestine Prophecy, Dan Millman’s Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Night Circus and Snow Child are sure to love The Inner Movement trilogy – A metaphysical fantasy thriller. Read the Reviews “A spectacular, vivid Journey.” - The Examiner “Its existential themes and autobiographical tone make Legg's series a meaningful fantasy adventure that readers would love.” - FANTASCIZE.com “ . . . an incredible author with a deep knowledge of life, science, philosophy, and an imagination that is beyond compare.” - Dennis Waller TOP 500 REVIEWER “ . . . an awesomely trippy journey through what might be possible.” - Oleg Medvedkov TOP 500 REVIEWER “ . . . incredibly imaginative and magic world creation.” - ChristophFischerBooks TOP 500 REVIEWER Note: Readers are cautioned to read OUTVIEW before attempting to enter OUTIN. OUTVIEW (Inner Movement #1) available now OUTMOVE (Inner Movement #3) available now __________________________________________________________________

Bethlehem Road (Thomas Pitt Mystery, Book 10)

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Bethlehem Road (Thomas Pitt Mystery, Book 10) by Anne Perry Book Summary:

Westminster is struck by a deadly killer... In Anne Perry's tenth Victorian mystery featuring Thomas and Charlotte Pitt, a murderer strikes at Members of Parliament crossing Westminster Bridge. Perfect for fans of C. J. Sansom and Harriet Smart. '[Anne] Perry once again demonstrates her true and lively passion... Her finely drawn characters couldn't be more comfortable within the customs and sensibility of their historical period' - New York Times Book Review In the few minutes it takes to cross Westminster Bridge, Sir Lockwood Hamilton has his throat slit and is tied to a lamppost with his evening scarf. The killer vanishes without being seen. Inspector Thomas Pitt thinks the motive might have been personal... or political. When a second Member of Parliament is murdered in the same way, politics seems certain to be the reason. Soon the suspect list includes anarchists and suffragettes. Public outrage mounts and fear grips London and Parliament after a third lamppost murder. Deep in his own investigation, Pitt must rely on his wife, Charlotte, and Great-aunt Vespasia to explore the drawing rooms of the upper class for clues to the mystery. With burning social issues swirling around them, the three of them must solve the case before another MP falls victim to the Westminster cutthroat. What readers are saying about Bethlehem Road: 'These are a great set of books. Pitt is a really likeable hero' 'I could not put it down. One of her best works' 'Gripping read'

Gesta Regum Anglorum: General introduction and commentary

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Gesta Regum Anglorum: General introduction and commentary by William (of Malmesbury),Roger Aubrey Baskerville Mynors,Rodney M. Thomson,Michael Winterbottom Book Summary:

William of Malmesbury's Regesta Regum Anglorum (Deeds of the English Kings) is one of the great histories of England, and one of the most important historical works of the European Middle Ages. Volume II of the Oxford Medieval Texts edition provides a full historical introduction, a detailed textual commentary, and an extensive bibliography. It forms the essential complement to the text and translation which appeared in Volume I.

American Gangster

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American Gangster by Roger Harrington Book Summary:

AMERICAN GANGSTER: John Dillinger and Al Capone - 2 Books in 1 Featuring... *John Dillinger*Al Capone 2 Great Books in 1! John Dillinger During the great depression, banks were closing with great speed and taking customers' money with them. Nearly half of America's banks were forced to close during the crisis. Many citizens were without jobs or steady incomes. It was one of the worst economic climates in American history. The us/them mentality was stronger than ever as common people turned against the remaining banks, considering them to be heartless institutions that stole money from loyal customers while the American people suffered en masse. Outlaws like Bonnie and Clyde, and "Pretty Boy" Floyd became heroes in the eyes of the American people. These people rolled up to banks and demanded money; a feat that many destitute Americans dreamed they could do. The robbers were considered Robin Hood type characters; giving the evil, rich banks what they deserved after treating their customers so poorly. However, these thieves weren't stealing from the rich to give to the poor, as Robin Hood did; they were stealing from the rich to line their own pockets. Nevertheless, as newspapers continued to report on the exploits of the outlaws they became celebrities in their own right; as recognizable and idolized as any movie star. It was the perfect environment for the handsome, charming, and cunning John Dillinger to round up a gang of robbers and take the American banks by storm. Al Capone Although he ultimately became notorious as a crime boss engaged in bootlegging, gambling and various other illegal activities and was named by the Chicago Crime Commission as 'Public Enemy Number 1', Al Capone's beginnings were decidedly humble. Alphonse Gabriel Capone was born on 17th January 1899 in Brooklyn, New York City. Although many people turn to crime to escape their poor background, this wasn't really the case with Al Capone. His parents were respectable people who emigrated from Italy to Austria-Hungary (now Croatia) in 1893 and then by ship to the U.S. Father Gabriele was employed as a barber while mother Teresa worked for some time as a seamstress. When they arrived in America, they already had two sons and Teresa was pregnant with a third child. They lived initially in a squalid tenement building near the Navy Yard, a generally rough and noisy area although the family managed to remain normal and law-abiding. Al Capone was born the fourth of nine children, one of whom died at the age of one. This was the beginnings of America's most prolific gangster.

The Catholic Encyclopedia

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The Catholic Encyclopedia by Charles George Herbermann Book Summary:

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Death at Gallows Green

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Death at Gallows Green by Robin Paige Book Summary:

In Death at Bishop's Keep, Kathryn Ardleigh captured the interest of detective Sir Charles Sheridan as they solved their first case together. Now the demise of a local constable and the disappearance of a child have the sleuthing couple on the trail of deadly greed and criminal mischief once again. And with the help of a shy woman who calls herself Beatrix Potter, Kate intends to uncover the sinister secrets of Gallows Green...

Pre-Reformation England

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Pre-Reformation England by H.Maynard Smith Book Summary:

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The Church Historians of England

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The Church Historians of England by Joseph Stevenson Book Summary:

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The King's Evil (James Marwood & Cat Lovett, Book 3)

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The King's Evil (James Marwood & Cat Lovett, Book 3) by Andrew Taylor Book Summary:

From the No.1 bestselling author of The Ashes of London and The Fire Court comes the next book in the phenomenally successful series following James Marwood at the time of King Charles II.A royal scandal that could change the face of England forever... London 1667. In the Court of Charles II, it's a dangerous time to be alive - a wrong move may lead to disgrace, exile or death. The discovery of a body at Clarendon House, the palatial home of one of the highest courtiers in the land, could therefore have catastrophic consequences. James Marwood, a traitor's son, is ordered to cover up the murder. But the dead man is Edward Alderley, the cousin of one of Marwood's acquaintances. Cat Lovett had every reason to want her cousin dead. Since his murder, she has vanished, and all the evidence points to her as the killer. Marwood is determined to clear Cat's name and discover who really killed Alderley. But time is running out for everyone. If he makes a mistake, it could threaten not only the government but the King himself... Praise for Andrew Taylor 'One of the best historical crime writers today' The Times 'If you like C. J. Sansom, or Hilary Mantel, you'll love Andrew Taylor' Peter James 'Effortlessly authentic...gripping...moving and believable. An excellent work' C. J. Sansom 'This is historical crime fiction at its dazzling best' Guardian 'One of the best historical novelists around' Sunday Times 'A breathtakingly ambitious picture of an era' Financial Times 'A masterclass in writing for the genre' Ann Cleeves 'Andrew Taylor is one of our finest storytellers' Antonia Hodgson 'Vivid and compelling' Observer 'A novel filled with intrigue, duplicity, scandal and betrayal, whose author now vies with another master of the genre, C. J. Sansom' Spectator 'Taylor brings the 17th century to life so vividly that one can almost smell it' Guardian 'A most artful and delightful book, that will both amuse and chill' Daily Telegraph

The Atlantis Ship

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The Atlantis Ship by A. C. Hadfield Book Summary:

A legendary enemy attacks... Galactic peace is threatened... Unless one man can find and stop the Atlantis ship Carson Mach, a former war hero turned freelancer, seeks the biggest payday of his life when he's tasked to hunt down a ghost ship that has echoed through the centuries. The legendary Atlantis ship has become a reality, appearing at the Commonwealth frontier, and obliterating an orbital station. Facing a lack of resources, a ragtag crew, and aliens who want him dead, Mach must use all his leadership skills and experience if he's to beat the overwhelming odds.His mission will take him across the galaxy and to uncharted dark areas of space. Failure to stop the Atlantis ship will not only mean the death of Mach and his crew, but the end of the Commonwealth and all of humanity. Somehow, Mach must find a way to solve an ancient mystery if he's to succeed where everyone else before him has failed.