By Nicholas Corder
The legal instances vividly defined via Nicholas Corder during this gripping e-book take the reader on a trip into the darkish mystery part of Cumbria's lengthy background. The hills, villages and marketplace cities of this recognized panorama were the atmosphere for a chain of terrible, bloody, occasionally extraordinary incidents over the centuries. From crimes of brutal premeditation to crimes born of ardour or depression, the complete variety of human weak point and wickedness is represented right here. Swindlers, conmen, smugglers, pirates, baby killers, deserters, fraudsters, robbers and customary murderers humans those pages, besides their sufferers. There are descriptions of public executions and circumstances of outstanding family cruelty and malice that led to dying. Unforgettable neighborhood instances are reconstructed - the extreme profession of the imposter John Hatfield, the Whitehaven raid of John Paul Jones, the unsolved homicide of bad Lucy Sands, and plenty of extra. Nicholas Corder's chronicle of Cumbria's hidden background could be compelling studying for someone who's drawn to the sinister facet of human nature.
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