From Jack the Ripper to long-forgotten cases, a true crime for ever day of the year
May 19, 1536: Anne Boleyn, charged with high treason, is beheaded at the Tower of London
August 31, 1888: Mary Ann Nichols, the first victim of Jack the Ripper, is found murdered in Buck's Row
December 18, 1914: George Joseph Smith murders his wife in a Blackpool boarding house bath, sparking the police investigation that finally ended his killing spree
August 13, 1964: Peter Allen and Gwynne Owen Evans go to the gallows, the last two men to be executed in the UK
This volume contains 365 amazing and incredible true crimes from British history. With infamous names—Crippen, Seddon, Haigh, Ellis—alongside lesser-known examples from the British pantheon of crime, it will fascinate and unnerve readers everywhere.