Mary Ann’s February Recommendation

Murder in the First-Class Carriage: The First Victorian Railway Killing by Kate Colquhoun

“In 1964 the British public was shocked by a brutal murder on a first class rail carriage.  Rail travel was fairly new, and “high speed” travel frightened many of them anyway. The newspapers were full of gory clues, witness statements, and suspects.  Accounts of Victorian police investigations, newspapers, trials, and executions are fascinating.”

Read about it or request it from the library catalog


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