Murder Most Foul No. 64

Murder Most Foul No. 64

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Private investigator William Lane was well on the way to establishing himself as a prosperous, self-made man with a comf…

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Private investigator William Lane was well on the way to establishing himself as a prosperous, self-made man with a comfortable home in one of Bradford’s better suburbs and an attractive wife. But for one client his success would doubtless have continued. He was to forever regret the July afternoon when that client first came to his office. His door opened to admit the redheaded pianist who had long taken his fancy…

Since joining the Johnson household at Preston Capes just outside Northampton, Mary Nichols had always carried out her duties satisfactorily. But Mary had secrets, dark secrets. For instance, why was she so guarded about the old wooden box in her room which nobody had ever seen her open?

When the woman came downstairs for breakfast at her home in Bootle, Liverpool, on that Monday in January 1953 it was a morning much like any other – until she looked at the newspaper. What she read was to lead to her becoming a key witness in a sensational Merseyside murder trial.

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