The Story Of Newfoundland And Labrador Is A Long And Bloody One.In Murder On The Rock, Robert C Parsons Describes Some Of The Most Horrific And Puzzling Crimes And Shenanigans That Have Happened In This Province With Tales Of Kidnappers, Cold Blooded Murderers, Cannibals, And , These Fifty Nine Stories Of Crime And Punishment Cover The 1700s To Present Day Included Are Death At Saint PierrePolitics And MurderMutineers, Villains, And CowardsThe Death RitualA Crime Most FrighteningThe Signal Hill Prison BreakRampage And Mutiny In Harbour BuffettThe Bonne Bay HostagesDeath At BeaumontThe Decapitation Of John BallEleanor Power The First Woman Hanged And Many Good history of Newfoundland crime, through numerous individual stories Excellent in that each individual story stands on its own Learned a lot of the hardships over time by the settlers since the 1700s Not all stories are murders, lots of maritime insurance fraud etc. Thought the title of this book was a little misleading, as it was a collection of anecdotes of events accidents, court cases rather than just murder Interestingly enough there was a section at the end where the author shared the publication process includi
A great look at crimes from Newfoundland, especially if you know the area There are lots of short snippets of crimes from the past to keep a reader interested. Misleading title.
- 280 pages
- Murder on the Rock
- Robert C. Parsons
- 25 April 2018 Robert C. Parsons