Deadlier Than The Male: Scotland's Most Wicked Women

Deadlier Than The Male: Scotland's Most Wicked Women

by Douglas Skelton

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Overview

Most killers are men. But never turn your back on a woman. Murder, madness and maliciousness abound in this hangman's dozen of she-devils. Culled from over five hundred years of bloody history by crime writer and journalist Douglas Skelton, these pages uncover the mad, the bad and the dangerous to know. • Vengeful Queen Joan, who made her husband's assassins pay a fearful price for their treason. • Beautiful Jean Livingston, who bravely faced The Maiden after murdering her abusive husband. • Child killers Helen Torrence and Jean Waldie, who sold their victim to anatomists. • Baby farmer Jessie King, who dealt in flsh... and death. • These cases, together with a host of others, prove that women are far from the gentler sex. Most killers are men. But women are more deadly.

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ISBN-13: 9781845029319
Publisher: Black & White Publishing
Publication date: 06/15/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 237 KB

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