Murder at the Brown Palace: A True Story of Seduction and Betrayal (Paperback)
On May 24, 1911, one of the most notorious murders in Denver's history occurred. The riveting tale involves high society, adultery, drugs, multiple murder, and more, all set in Denver's grand old hotel, the Brown Palace.
About the Author
Dick Kreck is a journalist who has worked at The San Francisco Examiner and the Los Angeles Times and is now a senior columnist at The Denver Post. Dick Kreck has written three previous books, Colorado's Scenic Railroads, Denver in Flames, and Murder at the Brown Palace.
Thomas J. Noel is Professor of History and Director of Public History, Preservation, and Colorado Studies at University of Colorado Denver. He appears regularly on Denver s Channel 9 (NBC) as Dr. Colorado, writes a Sunday "Denver Post" column, and is the author or coauthor of more than 40 books, including "Colorado: A History of the Centennial State" (coauthored with Carl Abbott and Steve Leonard) and "Colorado: A Liquid History and Tavern Guide to the Highest State."
"A fascinating portrayal of Denver, its society, and four tragic characters at a certain moment in our history. It is a must for any collection of Denver history." —Colorado Libraries
"Kreck has woven a riveting tale of murder and deception. This intriguing page-turner is impossible to put down." —The Bloomsbury Review
"Flirtation and romantic promises all culminated in a barroom confrontation, followed by two of the most lurid court trails in Colorado history." —Westword
ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award, Honorable Mention
Finalist for the 2004 Colorado Book Awards