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 retired from the Denver Post after 38 years as an editor and columnist. He previously worked at the San Francisco Examiner and the Los Angeles Times. Dick Kreck has written other books, including Colorado's Scenic Railroads, Denver in Flames, Anton Woode: The Boy Murderer, and Smaldone: The Untold Story of an American Crime Family.
"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