Discover the darker side of Halifax with this chilling collection of true-life murders from the town's past. Featuring all factions of the criminal underworld, this macabre selection of tales includes the case of a husband who boasted that he had played `Jack the Ripper' after slitting his wife's throat, a mother who murdered her two children and a man who was bludgeoned to death in a newspaper office. Drawing on a wide variety of historical sources and containing many cases which have never before been published, Halifax Murder & Crime will fascinate everyone interested in true crime and the history of this West Yorkshire town.
Margaret Drinkall is a full-time writer and researcher in the field of true crime. Her previously published works include The Leeds Book of Days, Murder & Crime Sheffield, Murder & Crime Rotherham, and Yorkshire Villains. She lives in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.