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Murder by Mistake (Crimescape)

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(A 132-page True Crime Short with 21 photographs) The mysteries surrounding Britain’s 7th earl of Lucan have endured for almost four decades. In 1974, after his carefully crafted plan to murder his wife went awry, he killed his nanny by mistake, and then attacked his wife--all while his three children were in the house. If it happened today, everyone with access to the Int ...more
ebook, 79 pages
Published April 19th 2012 by Rosetta Books (first published April 9th 2012)
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Jun 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: crime, e-book, true-crime
Murder by Mistake by M.J Trow is a Crimescape/ Rosetta Books publication.

I was browsing through the new Hoopla program from my library and came across this book which sounded very interesting. I will confess that I had never heard of this case which involved the 7th Duke of Lucan who in 1974 allegedly killed his children's nanny in a badly executed attempt to kill his wife, Veronica. Lucan promptly disappeared and has never been seen or heard from again.

True Crime readers should know up front
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Sep 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A Fine Example of True Crime

There is little good to be said of the perhaps late Lord Lucan; his fame rests on being considered a titled murderer who attempted to kill his wife and did kill her nanny. The assaults were brutal and bloody. Immediately after the murder and attempted murder, Lord Lucan vanished and as far as is publicly known, he has never been seen again. The author of this fine study looks at the evidence and draws reasonable conclusions and readily admits there are many loose ends
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Meirion James Trow is a full-time teacher of history who has been doubling as a crime writer for seventeen years. Originally from Ferndale, Rhondda in South Wales he now lives on the Isle of Wight. His interests include collecting militaria, film, the supernatural and true crime.
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