Murder in the nineteenth century was rare. But murder as sensation and entertainment became ubiquitous, with cold-blooded killings transformed into novels, broadsides, ballads, opera, and melodrama—even into puppet shows and performing dog-acts. Detective fiction and the new police force developed in parallel, each imitating the other—the founders of Scotland Yard gave rise to Dickens's Inspector Bucket... @Stacy Stone Stone jones @Francis Kinder Kinder walker
"WOW! This story had so many twists and turns, and keeping you on the edge as to what was going to happen next, that I literally couldn't sit still! At times it was so intense I just had to put the book down . . . AND WALK AWAY . . . I love books that draw you in, and Mr. Bell does this very well. The story was so realistic and believable that it read like it had been taken from the headlines. Riveting. Engrossing. Suspenseful. I look forward to reading this author again."
Wanna get even creepier come to Texas... We also pledge allegiance to the Texas flag every morning. At least my girls in elementary school do. They do it at the PTA meetings to. It's scary. Can I go back to CO yet? Lol