True Crime

Download E-books Trouble in Paradise: Uncovering the Dark Secrets of Britain's Most Remote Island (Text only) PDF

By Kathy Marks

A surprising exposé of the negative secrets and techniques on the center of the Pitcairn Island neighborhood – a story of systematic baby abuse and rape which stretches again over forty years.

Pitcairn Island – domestic to the descendants of the mutineers of the Bounty – has lengthy been regarded as a tropical paradise. Wild and distant, it's Britain’s so much remoted outpost and a delusion vacation spot for many.

But in 1999, British police, alerted through unsettling stories of a rape, descended at the island. Their research constructed right into a significant enquiry which printed that Pitcairn used to be the location of frequent and terrible sexual abuse instigated through the island males on ladies as younger as twelve. Scarcely a guy at the island was once untainted by means of the allegations, and virtually not one of the girls had escaped, even though so much citizens feigned lack of understanding, even if their very own daughters have been abused. Abusers incorporated the magistrates and cops in addition to brothers and uncles. Few of the sufferers have been in a position to go away the island; those that did by no means went back.

Kathy Marks used to be certainly one of merely six reporters approved to continue to exist the island whereas she said at the resulting trial and witnessed Pitcairn's family workings first-hand. during this riveting account she records a society long past badly off target, leaving lives shattered, codes damaged and a paradise really lost.

Note that it has now not been attainable to incorporate an analogous photograph content material that seemed within the unique print version.

Show description

Read Online or Download Trouble in Paradise: Uncovering the Dark Secrets of Britain's Most Remote Island (Text only) PDF

Similar True Crime books

Cape May Court House: A Death in the Night

Nobody in Cape may perhaps court docket residence, New Jersey, was once stunned whilst Eric Thomas, a favored younger neighborhood surgeon, sued the Ford Motor corporation for the wrongful demise of his pregnant spouse, Tracy. in the end, the twist of fate they have been fascinated by was once minor, they usually have been using an incredible, strong Explorer, a relatives car.

Body Copy: A Novel

Introducing Donald Tremaine, P. I. as soon as the world's number 1 surfer, Donald Tremaine hand over on the best of his online game, moved right into a trailer in Malibu, and have become a detective. attractive ladies do not ask for his autograph anymore. Now they ask for his help—like the lovely Nina Aldeen, who desires Tremaine to unravel the homicide of her uncle, advertisements multi-millionaire Roger Gale, brutally slayed in his L.

Power, Crime and Mystification (Tavistock Studies in Sociology)

First released in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.

Creative Accounting, Fraud and International Accounting Scandals

Enterprise scandals are regularly with us from the South Sea Bubble to Enron and Parmalat.  As accounting varieties a imperative section of any company luck or failure, the function of accounting is important in figuring out company scandals. This ebook goals to discover the position of accounting, really artistic accounting and fraud, in company scandals.

Additional resources for Trouble in Paradise: Uncovering the Dark Secrets of Britain's Most Remote Island (Text only)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.07 of 5 – based on 6 votes