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ElizabethWatasin

'Tis Nyte! by Elizabeth Watasin

Gothic Steampunk, Noir Sci-Fi, Diesel Fantasy. Bringing You Uncanny Heroines in Adventuress Tales.

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The Bombshell Manual of Style
Laren Stover, Ruben Toledo
The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
Gavin de Becker
Xenolinguistics: Psychedelics, Language, and the Evolution of Consciousness
Allyson Grey, Diana Reed Slattery
In The Eye of The Beholder: A Novel of The Phantom of the Opera
Sharon E. Cathcart

A nice sampler of London esoterica

Lost London: An A-Z of Forgotten Landmarks and Lost Traditions - Richard Guard

I enjoyed this and marked quite a few helpful tidbits, though perhaps some intense googling would have given up the same. A physical book of lost places, events, and buildings of London in one nifty format is more enjoyable and probably faster research.

 

This has perhaps a page to 4 devoted to each lost item, so it's not in-depth. It also ranges (haphazardly?) from Roman to Victorian to the 20th c, like mentioning a structure with events occurring in the 1950's. Since I'm biased to looking for Victorian period structures and events, that's a bit jarring, but the anecdotes do inform and entertain. Each entry is accompanied by an illustration.