Murder at the Brown Palace: A True Story of Seduction and Betrayal (Paperback)

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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 RailroadsDenver in FlamesAnton Woode: The Boy Murderer, and Smaldone: The Untold Story of an American Crime Family.

Praise For…

"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9781555914639
ISBN-10: 1555914632
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication Date: March 1st, 2003
Pages: 224
Language: English