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Which means I will be discussing various details that are NOT #SPOILERFREE
Okay, so I found this book via Goodreads Deals a couple of months ago and the synopsis sounded vaguely interesting and something akin to “The horror of the serial murders by the Countess Bathory told in her own words…Were the serial murders all just made up to force a woman out of her political holdings ” I love historical fiction writing (think Phillippa Gregory) where actual facts have been researched but are so entwined in to the story that you feel like you’re just reading fiction. 1,106 more words
He jumped off the train and went into the station, the conductor in the gray cap. He was shriveled and hunched, like a shrimp. It didn’t seem to Julie he’d be capable of doing much more than riding up and down the rails, taking tickets, but he always had a coin for Buddy, a penny the train had squashed between Mt. 1,000 more words
Discover Blackpool’s past through a series of free talks and presentations organised by the Local and Family History Centre at Blackpool Central Library.
Local Historian Librarian Tony Sharkey will be talking about Mrs Merrifield, the Blackpool Murderess, who was hanged in 1953. 21 more words