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THE TAINTED CROSS: The Gatton Murders Revealed is a Murder Trails Series true crime casebook. After 125 years the truth behind Australia's most infamous unsolved murders is unveiled from myth and legend.
Gatton was a close-knit rural community. Violent crime was unheard of. That innocence ended on Boxing Day night in 1898, when three members of the Murphy family met with murder. For 125 years who their killers were has been shrouded in speculation. Myth and legend have overshadowed the truth.
Murder Trails author Caroline Stevenson reveals that the vicious murder of a teenager in a paddock at Oxley holds the key to the what took place on Boxing Day night in 1898. She lifts the veil to finally expose those behind the crime.
THE TAINTED CROSS: The Gatton Murders Revealed is the second Murder Trails Series true crime casebook written by Caroline Stevenson. Her first, HORSE TRACKS & STIRRUP IRONS: Death Comes to Ebenezer details the events of a cold winter's night in 1926, when a young girl stood at a crossroads waiting for her lover. It is available here.
This title includes over 40 rare in-text images including photographs sourced from archives, period nespapers, documents and personal collections.
WARNING: STRONG CONTENT
This book contains graphic images of actual crime scenes & deceased persons