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Bloody Women: Ireland's Female Killers

Bloody Women: Ireland's Female Killers (Paperback)

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First published in 1999, Bloody Women was a runaway success. The book tells the stories of seventeen Irish murders, all committed by women. Some are notorious, some less well known: all reveal that the dark forces which drive men to murder are fully shared by women. Murder by a female hand can be just as brutal as by a man's. Bloody Women contains drownings, shootings stabbing and savage clubbings - as well as highlighting the ingenious methods by which some of Ireland's female killers disposed of their victims' corpses. Here are women who murdered their lovers; or who murdered relations in dispute over land and inheritance; here is Mamie Cadden, the Hume Street abortionist; Jane O'Brien from County Wexford who shot her own newphew in order to get possession of a farm; and Hannah O'Leary who killed and dismembered one of her elder brothers in County Cork. With murder sites from London to Donegal, from Down to Limerick, Bloody Women is a chilling and unforgettable read. Already a bestseller, Bloody Women returns to the shelves with an attractive new cover.

BiographyTrue storiesTrue crime Publisher: Gill Publication Date: 01/03/2003 ISBN-13: 9780717136131  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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David M. Kiely is a freelance writer based in Warrenpoint, Co. Down. Originally from Dublin, he lived abroad for many years. He is the author of a number of novels and a biography of J. M. Synge.

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