Mystery on the Isles of Shoals
Closing the Case on the Smuttynose Ax Murders of 1873eBook - 2014
For the first time, the full story of a crime that has haunted New England since 1873.The cold-blooded ax murder of two innocent Norwegian women at their island home off the coast of New Hampshire has gripped the region since 1873, beguiling tourists, inspiring artists, and fueling conspiracy theorists.The killer, a handsome Prussian fisherman down on his luck, was quickly captured, convicted in a widely publicized trial, and hanged in an unforgettable gallows spectacle. But he never confessed and, while in prison, gained a circle of admirers whose blind faith in his innocence still casts a sh.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 
Copyright Date: ©2014
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (590 p.) : color illustrations, maps