From the Back Cover
"A fascinating, detailed, and eye-opening look at a little-discussed historical phenomenon."
-Devoney Looser, Professor of English and 18th-Century Studies, University of Missouri
"A skillful blend of historical accuracy and engaging narrative."
-Robert Wilhelm, MurderByGaslight.com
"This is a great book. . . . Vaver recalls to life the 50,000 colonists you were supposed to forget all about."
-Jason Zanon, ExecutedToday.com
"Read it and be absorbed by the dark side of early America."
-Lucy Inglis, GeorgianLondon.com
About the Author
Anthony Vaver is the author and publisher of EarlyAmericanCrime.com, a website that explores crime, criminals, and punishments from America's past. He has a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and an M.L.S. from Rutgers University, and he is currently working on a new book about early American criminals. He has never spent a night in jail, but he was once falsely accused of shoplifting.