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The Romford Outrage (Paperback)

The Murder of Inspector Thomas Simmons 1885

P&S History > British History > Victorian History P&S History > True Crime World History

By Kathryn Abnett, Linda Rhodes
Imprint: Wharncliffe True Crime
ISBN: 9781845630768
Published: 19th February 2009
Last Released: 11th February 2009



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Following the success of their prize-winning account of the infamous killing of PC George Clark - The Dagenham Murder - Linda Rhodes and Kathryn Abnett now reconstruct, in vivid detail, another sensational Victorian murder case. Inspector Thomas Simmons was shot and fatally wounded near Romford in January 1885, and the search for his killers culminated in a second police murder, this time in far-off Cumbria. In tracing the course of the crime - and the country-wide manhunt, court cases and executions that followed - the characters and methods of Simmons and his fellow officers are revealed, as are the desperate criminal careers of the killers. This meticulously researched, graphic and highly readable case study gives a rich insight into the dark side of late Victorian England.

Linda Rhodes and Kathryn Abnett are the authors of two previous true crime books. The Dagenham Murder, written in collaboration with Lee Shelden, won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction in 2006. Their most recent title is Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths in Barking, Dagenham & Chadwell Heath, published by Wharncliffe in October 2007.

A very detailed and well researched book... A highly readable and interesting book. Well recommended.

Police History Society
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