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Assassination
$35.00
A visually striking and intriguing
book focusing on the most
(in)famous examples of
assassination through history Learn More

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Cemetery John
$16.95
The “deft narrative” (Wall Street Journal) revealing, finally, the groundbreaking true story behind the Lindbergh kidnapping Learn More

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The Day of the Lie: A Father Anselm Thriller (Father Anselm Thrillers)
$16.95
The gripping thriller of a woman betrayed by time, fate, and someone close to her, featuring the ever-shrewd clerical detective Father Anselm Learn More

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Did She Kill Him?
$27.95
In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, Liverpool cotton merchant James Maybrick. The “Maybrick Mystery” had all the makings of a sensation: a pretty, flirtatious young girl; resentful, gossiping servants; rumors of gambling and debt; and torrid mutual infidelity. The case cracked the varnish of Victorian respectability, shocking and exciting the public in equal measure as they clambered to read the latest revelations of Florence's past and glimpse her likeness in Madame Tussaud's.

Florence's fate was fiercely debated in the courtroom, on the front pages of the newspapers and in parlours and backyards across the country. Did she poison her husband? Was her previous infidelity proof of murderous intentions? Was James' own habit of self-medicating to blame for his demise? Historian Kate Colquhoun recounts an utterly absorbing tale of addiction, deception and adultery that keeps you asking to the very last page, “Did she kill him?”


Praise for Murder in the First-Class Carriage:

"Colquhoun's work is an exquisite cautionary tale, as valuable today as it is telling of then." —Salon

"A suspenseful, well-paced account of a baffling mystery." —The Washington Post

"A tick-tock of the arrest and trial of a German tailor following a chase across the Atlantic . . . Its final revelation is a showstopper."—The New York Times



Kate Colquhoun is the author of Murder in the First-Class Carriage. In addition to writing for several newspapers and magazines, she appears regularly on radio and television. She lives in London with her husband and two sons.
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The Encyclopedia of Crime
$40.00
The immensely popular reference guide to the history and methodology of crime and criminal investigation Learn More

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The First Detective
$27.95
A gloriously enjoyable historical romp through the eighteenth century in the company of the man whose influence still holds to this day. Learn More

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The First Detective
$15.95
"A fast-moving introduction to 'the Terror of Thieves'" (Washington Post) and the father of modern forensics. Learn More

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The Merger:
$27.95
An insider's view of a global crime network of unimaginable proportions. Learn More

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Murder in the First-Class Carriage
$24.95
The amazing account of a Victorian-era railway murder, and the ensuing manhunt reaching from England to New York City

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Murder in the First-Class Carriage
$15.95
The shocking story of the crime that gripped two nations
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