This book features fifty-six Victorian cases of murder covered in the sensational weekly penny journal the Illustrated Police News between 1867 and 1900. Some of them are famous, like the Bravo Mystery of 1876, the Llangibby Massacre of 1878 and the Mrs Pearcey case of 1890; others are little-known, like the Acton Atrocity of 1880, the Ramsgate Mystery of 1893 and the Grafton Street Murder of 1894. Take your ticket for the house of horrors.
About the Author
Jan Bondeson is a respected true crime writer, and author of ‘The London Monster’, ‘Murder Houses of London’, ‘Rivals of the Ripper’ and other books. He lives in Dunbar, Scotland.