In this compelling study of true crime, Liverpool's most popular author Tom Slemen recounts some of the most intriguing and baffling murders of Merseyside such as:
The baffling case of the Victorian canned corpse
The magistrate's beautiful granddaughter who was killed by a crazed admirer
The condemned man who was hanged twice
Frederick Deeming - the Rainhill psychopath who wiped out his own family and danced on their grave with his next victim
The bizarre link between a South Seas cult and the housewife who was stabbed fourteen times in her Knotty Ash home by a killer who struck under the cover of a fog
The unsolved case of the superintendent and his son who died of gunshot wounds under mysterious circumstances - in a police station
The enigmatic murder of Julia Wallace - and a very credible solution
The only assassination of a British prime minister - by a Liverpool businessman
Plus many more fascinating murder cases.
This fascinating book is a must for all readers of true crime in general and Liverpudlians and Merseysiders in particular.