This famous resort town attracts millions of visitors each year—but it’s history of true crime proves that murder and mayhem never take a holiday.
On the shores of Sussex, England, the famed town of Brighton has long been a favorite for those who want to enjoy its beaches, music, art, and culture. Unfortunately, some people in Brighton’s past pursued much more sinister diversions . . .
This gripping volume covers two centuries of murderous doings in Brighton portrayed in fifteen vivid case histories that span the criminal code from trunk murders, poisonings, child murders, killings over nothing, deaths suffered on journeys, infidelity, and lust.
Surprisingly, no single volume devoted to murders in Brighton has ever appeared before—especially considering the town has been dubbed the ‘Queen of Slaughtering Places’.
Also featured are many rare historical images of Brighton at the time many of the crimes took place—helping bring readers into the dark past of this sunny seaside city.