The story of Newfoundland and Labrador is a long and bloody one.
In Murder on the Rock, Robert C. Parsons describes some of the most horrific and puzzling crimes and shenanigans that have happened in this province. With tales of kidnappers, cold-blooded murderers, cannibals, and more, these fifty-nine stories of crime and punishment cover the 1700s to present day. Included are:
Death at Saint Pierre
Politics and Murder
Mutineers, Villains, and Cowards
The Death Ritual
A Crime Most Frightening
The Signal Hill Prison Break
Rampage and Mutiny in Harbour Buffett
The Bonne Bay Hostages
Death at Beaumont
The Decapitation of John Ball
Eleanor Power: The First Woman Hanged
. . . and many more!