ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: January 1, 2003
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.
NORMAN ADAMS is an author and former journalist who has written many novels and non-fiction volumes on both crime and the supernatural, occasionally being called in to investigate alleged hauntings as a member of the Scottish Society for Psychical Research.