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Murder and Mayhem in the Holy City

Murder and Mayhem in the Holy City Author Pat Hendrix
ISBN-10 1596291621
Release 2006
Pages 128
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Perhaps Charlestonian James Louis Petigru said it best when he declared in 1861 that "South Carolina is too small for a republic, but too large for an insane asylum." South Carolina has consistently been one of the most violent places in American history; Charleston as much a hotbed of criminal mayhem as a "holy" city. While hundreds of books explore the illustrious past of this national treasure, few delve into the darker, and equally fascinating, side of its past. With this new book, historian and archaeologist Pat Hendrix takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the history of crime in the Holy City. "It was not an easy transition. Charleston was a colorful, multi-ethnic celebration of cruelty and misrule, a Charles Dickens novel come to life. Charlestonians drank harder, fought more seriously, and escalated minor quarrels into murderous frays without a hint of restraint. Vivid descriptions of feuds, brawls, knife fights, and murders feature prominently in visitors' accounts, newspaper articles and journals from the eighteenth century onward. While the hooligans brawled in the streets and taverns, gentlemen preferred to duel. To comprehend this practice, one must first understand the culture of Charleston, a culture where "honor" gave shape and purpose to every facet of life. Like their poorer counterparts, the elites were caught in the same cross currents of honor and retribution; loyalty and vengeance; and courtesy and violence that underlay Charleston's social order

Murder and Mayhem

Murder and Mayhem Author James Smallwood
ISBN-10 1585442801
Release 2003
Pages 182
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In the states of the former Confederacy, Reconstruction amounted to a second Civil War, one that white southerners were determined to win. An important chapter in that undeclared conflict played out in northeast Texas, in the Corners region where Grayson, Fannin, Hunt, and Collin Counties converged. Part of that violence came to be called the Lee-Peacock Feud, a struggle in which Unionists led by Lewis Peacock and former Confederates led by Bob Lee sought to even old scores, as well as to set the terms of the new South, especially regarding the status of freed slaves. Until recently, the Lee-Peacock violence has been placed squarely within the Lost Cause mythology. This account sets the record straight. For Bob Lee, a Confederate veteran, the new phase of the war began when he refused to release his slaves. When Federal officials came to his farm in July to enforce emancipation, he fought back and finally fled as a fugitive. In the relatively short time left to his life, he claimed personally to have killed at least forty people—civilian and military, Unionists and freedmen. Peacock, a dedicated leader of the Unionist efforts, became his primary target and chief foe. Both men eventually died at the hands of each other’s supporters. From previously untapped sources in the National Archives and other records, the authors have tracked down the details of the Corners violence and the larger issues it reflected, adding to the reinterpretation of Reconstruction history and rescuing from myth events that shaped the following century of Southern politics.

Dying on the Job

Dying on the Job Author Ronald D. Brown
ISBN-10 9781442218437
Release 2013
Pages 317
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Dying on the Job looks at the variety of reasons people take the lives of coworkers or themselves and offers explanations for their behavior. Some are pathological; others are simply stretched to limits they can t sustain. The author offers real stories throughout and ends with a consideration of trends, responses, and prevention strategies."

Murder and Mayhem

Murder and Mayhem Author Icon Group International
ISBN-10 0546600158
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Differences Deceits and Desires

Differences  Deceits and Desires Author Mirna Cicioni
ISBN-10 0874130514
Release 2008
Pages 228
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Italian crime fiction has developed from a popular genre to a fully-fledged literary genre; and in the past 30 years it gradually became the focus of growing interest from literary critics as well as the reading public. This collection of 12 essays looks at Italian crime fiction.

Murder and Mayhem in Birkenhead 1830 1930

Murder and Mayhem in Birkenhead  1830 1930 Author David Malcolm
ISBN-10 1899241019
Release 1996*
Pages 96
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Murder and Mayhem in North London

Murder and Mayhem in North London Author Geoffrey Howse
ISBN-10 9781845630997
Release 2010-05-19
Pages 192
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Geoffrey Howse delves into the his crime files covering 200 years of the area's darkest past. Events covered include long forgotten cases that made the headlines in their day as well as others more famous: Britain's first railway murder, the first criminal to be caught via wireless telegraphy and the anarchists who left a trail of murder and mayhem following a raid on a Tottenham factory. There are many other cases to appeal to anyone with an interest in the local and social history of North London.

Tales of Murder and Mayhem

Tales of Murder and Mayhem Author Marc Trop
ISBN-10 9781467026000
Release 2011-09-26
Pages 72
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Stories with unexpected twists that lead to solving crimes. One solution comes about through a ten-year old doing his homework, the second story is a murder that results from a huge mistake, and the last story is solved by an assignment written on a blackboard in a classroom.

Murder and Mayhem

Murder and Mayhem Author Nathan M Farrugia
ISBN-10 9781537863122
Release 2017-11-07
Pages 2062
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Looking for unforgettable heroes pitted against unbeatable odds? Evil lurks in broad daylight. Conspiracies play out in the shadows. Nowhere is safe. And these 20 pulse-pounding mysteries and thrillers won’t let you forget it…‘ Fans of Lee Child, James Patterson, Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins, and John Grisham will love the USA Today and Award-Winning authors in the MURDER & MAYHEM boxed set, which is why the authors of this collection came together to bundle 20 EXCLUSIVE thrillers and mysteries, including plenty of BRAND NEW material! This unbeatable lineup of stories will spike your heart rate and blow your senses with thousands of pages of clever crimes, devastating murders, heart-pounding mystery, and psychological twists. From tales of spies and espionage to small-town mysteries and traditional courtroom thrillers to hard-boiled noir, this collection offers a cross-section of modern thriller and mystery. Scroll Up Now and Pre-order Today to secure your 20 stories from the masters of thrills and kills! Including Titles From… Award-Winning author Nathan M. Farrugia Nick Thacker John Birmingham N.D. Hill Eva Winters Lee Hayton USA Today bestselling author Olivia Wildenstein Nathan Goodman John Ling Award-Winning author Fiona Quinn M.R. Graham USA Today bestselling author H.B. Moore Award-Winning author Pamela Crane Award-Winning author Ashley C. Harris Award-Winning author Terry Keys Steve P. Vincent Tina Glasneck Award-Wining author Pauline Creeden Dave Sinclair New York Times bestselling author Monica Corwin

Honolulu Homicide

Honolulu Homicide Author Gary A. Dias
ISBN-10 1573061565
Release 2003-01
Pages 203
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Retired Honolulu Police Department major Gary A. Dias and Honolulu advertiser reporter Robbie Dingeman provide inside information about some of Oahu's most disturbing crimes.

Murder and Mayhem at Old Bunbury

Murder and Mayhem at Old Bunbury Author Clive Endive Ogive
ISBN-10 9781608446827
Release 2010-08
Pages 184
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Murder and Mayhem at Old Bunbury, Clive Endive Ogive IV's eagerly awaited follow-up to his extremely successful and hugely influential Private Clubs in America and around the World, is another VERY clever and perceptive look into the special world of private clubs. In Murder and Mayhem at Old Bunbury, President Clive and waitress-extraordinaire Esther team up to solve a gruesome murder at one of the world's truly great private clubs: the Old Bunbury Golf Links & Reading Club. Along the way Clive and Esther reacquaint you with many wacky old friends and introduce you to some even zanier new ones. Private clubs are inextricably woven into the very fabric of America's history, traditions and culture-and for that matter, those histories, traditions and cultures of ALL free societies around the world-and members, employees and guests alike (well, maybe not guests) will enjoy the author's penetrating insights, off-beat humor, blatant irreverence and sarcastic wit. EVERYONE with a sense of humor (club member or not) will laugh his socks off at this latest Clive tale. Clive Endive Ogive IV belongs to at least eighteen very exclusive private clubs-certainly all the ones that matter. The fact that he has a Roman numeral four after his name and is exclusive heir to a trust fund whose annual interest is sufficient to pay all his annual club dues in perpetuity-and also somehow manages to write all this money off on his taxes as "legitimate business deductions"-is more than enough to qualify him to author multiple groundbreaking and awe-inspiring books about the wonderful world of private clubs. For more information-and to order additional copies for your friends, enemies, fellow club members and fellow club employees-please visit Clive's website at You may also to send your thoughts directly to Clive at [email protected]

Killer Verse

Killer Verse Author Harold Schechter
ISBN-10 9780307700933
Release 2011
Pages 255
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A seasonally appropriate anthology of poems about the deadly art of murder ranges from old Scottish ballads to hard-boiled 20th-century noir and includes depictions of colorful villains and victims as immortalized by such writers as Browning, Hardy and Auden.

Murder and Mayhem

Murder and Mayhem Author David Nash and Anne-Marie Kilday
ISBN-10 9781137290458
Release 2018-04-25
Pages 327
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Texas Confidential

Texas Confidential Author Michael Varhola
ISBN-10 9781578604593
Release 2011-06-15
Pages 272
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The latest installment in the Confidential series, Texas Confidential pokes at the seamy underbelly of the Lone Star State, where folks do everything -- including sex, scandal, murder, and mayhem -- in a big way. Author Michael J. Varhola rounds up more than 40 Texas tales -- from the rogues who defended the Alamo to the rogues who brought down Enron. Along the way, readers learn the sordid details of sex -- from Miss Hattie's Bordello in West Texas (now a museum!) to "Charlie Wilson's Whore" scandal -- from corrupt governors "Ma" and "Pa" Ferguson to corrupt politicians Lyndon Johnson and Tom DeLay; murder -- from Bonnie and Clyde to the Kennedy Assassination to the over-zealous cheerleader mom; and mayhem -- from the crash of a UFO in 1897 in the little town of Aurora to Nazi war criminals hiding in El Paso (while working for the local government). Packed with pictures and loaded with sidebars, Texas Confidential is informative, irreverent, and enormously entertaining.

Murder and Mayhem

Murder and Mayhem Author D. P. Lyle
ISBN-10 0312309457
Release 2003-01-09
Pages 278
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Collects the author's most noted "The Doctor is In" columns, in which he answers medical and forensic questions categorized under such headers as "Weapons of Death," "Police & the Crime Scene," and "The Coroner & the Crime Lab."

Murder and Mayhem in Muskego

Murder and Mayhem in Muskego Author Megan Abbott
Release 2012-10-29
Pages 248
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Since 2005, Murder & Mayhem in Muskego has welcomed and hosted over 150 authors a thousands of fans of crime fiction to the Milwaukee area. Just in time for the 8th annual benefit, a short story anthology featuring bestselling, Edgar and Shamus award-winning writers who have attended the day-long convention has been created. The collection is edited by Jon and Ruth Jordan. Contributors include: Megan Abbott, Dana Cameron, Reed Farrel Coleman, Hilary Davidson, Sean Doolittle, J.M. Edwards, Andrew Grant, Ted Hertel, Jr., Chris F. Holm, Brad Parks, Gary Phillips, Kat Richardson, Greg Rucka, Marcus Sakey, Tom Schreck and Nathan Banks, Zoë Sharp, Bryan VanMeter and Jeri Westerson. All profits from sales of this anthology will benefit the Murder & Mayhem in Milwaukee crime festival.

Murder and Mayhem at Waubamik

Murder and Mayhem at Waubamik Author Adrian Hayes
ISBN-10 1894183304
Release 2002
Pages 105
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