Historical > 19th Century

    The Alienist by Caleb Carr

The year is 1896. The city is New York. Newspaper reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned by his friend Dr. Laszlo Kreizler--a psychologist, or "alienist"--to view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy abandoned on the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge. From there the two embark on a revolutionary effort in criminology: creating a psychological profile of the perpetrator based on the details of his crimes.

Year: 1994
Genre: 19th CenturyHistoricalSerial Killer

    The Angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr

When the distraught wife of a Spanish diplomat begs Sara's aid, the team reunites to help find her kidnapped infant daughter. It is a case fraught with danger, since Spain and the United States are on the verge of war. Their investigation leads the team to a shocking suspect: a woman who appears to the world to be a heroic nurse and a loving mother, but who may in reality be a ruthless murderer of children.

Year: 1997
Genre: 19th Century

 

TitleAuthorSeriesGenres & Tags

Abandon Blake Crouch 19th CenturySupernatural
Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy 19th CenturyWild West
Kearny's March Winston Groom 19th CenturyWild West
The Alienist Caleb Carr Dr. Laszlo Kreizle19th CenturyHistoricalSerial Killer, Gilded Age, Profiler
The Angel of Darkness Caleb Carr Dr. Laszlo Kreizle19th Century