Devil s Mile

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  • Author : Alice Sparberg Alexiou
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 304 pages
  • ISBN : 1250022819
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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Devil s Mile

Devil s Mile
  • Author : Alice Sparberg Alexiou
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release : 24 July 2018
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The New York Times Book Review: "Alexiou guides us through this checkered history with gusto." Kevin Baker, author of The Big Crowd: "Devil's Mile is a terrific read. Alice Sparberg Alexiou knows her history, and she brings it all brimming to life here in the story of the Bowery, the most notorious street in America." A fascinating cultural history of New York City's Bowery, from the author of The Flatiron. The Bowery was a synonym for despair throughout most of

The Devil s Half Mile

The Devil s Half Mile
  • Author : Paddy Hirsch
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Release : 05 July 2018
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Golden Hill and The Alienist meet Gangs of New York in this sweeping historical crime drama set in 18th century New York. New York, 1799: Justy Flanagan, lawyer, soldier, policeman, has returned to his native city, bloodied and battered after fighting in the Irish Rebellion against the English. Determined to hunt down the man who murdered his father, his inquiries lead him to Wall Street and the fledgling stock market there. But as his investigations into the past move ahead, the

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  • Author : Justine Christina Norris
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 13 January 2015
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The Devil s Half Mile Sneak Peek
  • Author : Paddy Hirsch
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Release : 10 April 2018
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Download a FREE sneak peek of The Devil’s Half Mile! The Devil's Half Mile by Paddy Hirsch is a riveting historical thriller debut set in 1799 New York City Seven years after a financial crisis nearly toppled America, traders chafe at government regulations, racial tensions are rising, gangs roam the streets and corrupt financiers make back-door deals with politicians... 1799 was a hell of a year. Thanks to Alexander Hamilton, America recovered from the panic on the Devil's Half Mile (aka

The Devils Mile

The Devils Mile
  • Author : Justine Norris
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 26 October 2015
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Dave Hunter is a ghost hunter that does not believe in ghosts. Has he finally bitten off more than he can chew with his latest investigation? Could The Devil's Mile be the one... an actual haunting? Armed only with an old book, his equipment and his wits, will he be able to disprove yet another fake haunting?