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FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9781902927640
RRP: £9.99
PAGES: 192
PUBLICATION DATE: January 1, 2003

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Blood and Granite: Murder and Mystery in Aberdeen

By (author) Norman Adams

A dark chapter in Aberdeen’s past is about to be reopened. – The grudge that ended in death in an east end pub when butcher James Harrow brutally stabbed two work-mates in 1901. – The grisly discovery of a woman’s arm on the Torry shore in 1945 that signalled the start of a mystery which to this day remains unsolved. – The tragic love affair that led to the gallows in 1963 – the first hanging in Aberdeen for 106 years. – The double life of brilliant scientist Dr Brenda Page of Aberdeen University, battered to death in her flat in 1978. Her murder remains unsolved. – The barbaric killing of a nun at St Mary’s Cathedral in 1988 that revolted a city. Blood and Granite is a gruesome chronicle of the most notorious homicides committed in Aberdeen over the last hundred years. Compelling reading for those who are too young to remember – and the old who cannot forget.

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