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Bluenose Justice: True Tales of Mischief, Mayhem and Murder
Justice, as the old saying goes, must be seen to be done. Sometimes justice must be seen to be believed. That’s the case in Bluenose Justice, a collection of true stories drawn from Nova Scotia’s legal past. It’s an eclectic mix of the slightly offbeat and the deadly serious, where a wise-cracking judge and a crafty embezzler rub shoulders with a shadowy executioner and co ...more
Published 1996 by Lancelot Press
(first published January 1st 1993)
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I’m drawn to fascinating people and events that have been overlooked or forgotten – hidden gems tucked away in the attics of history, stories waiting to be told. Ideas and inspiration can come from a footnote in a book, a museum exhibit or a reference in the news. I discovered the subject of my latest book, Empire of Deception – Leo Koretz and his amazing oil swindle in 1920s Chicago – while doing research ...more