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Historical detectives

by Michael Ashley

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Published by Castle Books in Edison, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Short stories,
  • English Short stories

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mike Ashley
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 532 p. ;
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24971373M
    ISBN 100785815473
    ISBN 109780785815471
    OCLC/WorldCa51328544

    Historical mysteries let the reader be picked up and be transported to different times and places. A good story is a painless way to get into the period, and, if it features a unsolved crime or two, give a look at history’s darker underside.   The detective story is a genre of fiction in which a detective, either an amateur or a professional, solves a crime or a series of crimes. With few exceptions, the crime involves one or more murders (occasionally, detective stories may revolve around spectacular thefts or blackmail, but this is rare).

      Book Description. Colorado History Detectives enables school-aged readers to learn Colorado and American West history by doing it. MSU Denver History Department faculty Laugen and Frisbee guide students though the process of interpreting primary sources by starting with questions rather than answers. Thousands of Free Mystery & Detective Ebooks %.

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