Despite its peaceful, rural reputation, Lincolnshire has seen appalling crimes to rival
Despite its peaceful, rural reputation, Lincolnshire has seen appalling crimes to rival any deprived inner-city. Acclaimed local author Douglas Wynn takes the reader through each case in vivid detail, uncovering shocking stories of drunken brawls and poisonings, and plots fuelled by renege and jealousy. Poisoned salmon sandwiches, pesticides, shotguns and amorous pork butchers all play a role in these gruesome accounts.
Wix a mix of genuine historical documents, old photographs and contemporary images, Wynn sets the scenes where these disturbing dramas were played out. This varied collection of true crimes provides a mesmerising evocation of the past. It’s sure to haunt the imagination of any reader with an interest in the history of the county.