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True Crime - The Lady Killers (True Stories of Murder) [Kindle Edition]

Neil Ashford

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Book Description

True Crime Murder Case Files Investigates 'The Lady Killers' By New York Times Best Selling Author and Criminologist Neil Ashford

Women who kept murder in the family - The annals of crime are thick with the names of women who have committed the ultimate crime. Separated by their differing motives and methods - whether they kill for love, money or madness — they are bonded by one essential ingredient — their sex.

Borden Axe Frenzy Murder - A Massachusetts businessman and his wife are savagely killed - On 4th August 1892, businessman Andrew Borden and his wife were savagely killed in their Massachusetts home. The crime sent shock waves through the local community, especially since the only plausible suspect was Andrew Borden's daughter. - In Focus - A knowledge of the Borden house layout is essential to an understanding of the case. Given Lizzie's reported whereabouts at the murder times, her story was a transparent lie. She was the only person with the opportunity as well as motive to commit the crimes - Saving Face - The trial of Lizzie Borden was a disgrace. The court, under pressure from the powerful section of the public who saw Lizzie as one of their own, did its utmost to ensure her acquittal. Mean Streak - The Early Days - As Lizzie grew older, her grasping nature festered. To kill her father and stepmother seemed the only way to get what she believed was hers by right.

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The Human Mannequin - A London man witnesses the attempted burning of a body - In 1954, a man noticed what looked like a clothes dummy burning on a neighbour's bonfire. But it was the body of a young woman, daughter-in-law of a fearsome Greek matriarch with a violent past - Mother Country - The Early Days - Christofi's Cypriot peasant origins were reflected in her obsession with maternal power. When it was disputed, the penalty was death - Greek Tragedy - The evidence proving Christofi's guilt was overwhelming, and she was sentenced to death. A proud peasant to the end, she refused to make the plea of insanity that could have saved her - Hell Hath No Fury - Borden, Christofi and Parker and Hulme were thwarted in their desires. Their homes became hothouses of hate in which family members became merely human obstacles to be removed - Snap Decision The evidence in the Christofi case all points to an act committed spontaneously, with no suggestion of pre-planning or preparation. The murder weapons were whatever lay to hand at the instant that the chance to murder presented itself.

The Gymslip Killers - A New Zealand woman is killed by her daughter - In 1954, in a quiet New Zealand park, a woman was battered to death by her teenage daughter and daughter's friend. Their trial was one of the most sensational in the country's history - Dould Trouble - The genteel backgrounds of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker seem hardly the stuff of criminal delinquency. Apart, they were merely dreamy adolescents. Yet once combined, isolated in their private world, they were lethal - The Aftermath - Lizzie Borden was radiant with delight at the enormous public rejoicing at her acquittal. Yet before long the tide of opinion began to turn against her. More than one law journal carried articles critical of the way the case had been conducted.

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  • File Size: 2062 KB
  • Print Length: 28 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00DYD2K8K
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #839,574 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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More About the Author

Neil Ashford is a New York Times Best Selling Author and criminologist. His Passion for true crime writing has took him around the world to some beautiful and sometimes deadly places. He has researched and published books on most of the world's worst serial killers.

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