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category: Biography & Autobiography
published: Jul 2010
ISBN:9781552775899
publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
imprint: Amazing Stories

Deadly Women of Ontario

Murderous Tales of Deceit and Treachery

by Cheryl MacDonald

tagged: criminals & outlaws, women
Description

Crimes of passion, brutal slayings, infanticide, and revenge: here are eight gruesome and often tragic stories of women accused of murder. Many are little known or long forgotten, such as Mary Osborn, the first woman to be hanged in Upper Canada, executed for poisoning her disappointing husband. Read about the crimes and subsequent trials of Mary and seven other women in this collection of dramatic tales drawn from Ontario's colourful history.

About the Author

Cheryl MacDonald

CHERYL MACDONALD has been writing on historical topics for nearly 30 years. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines, including The Beaver and Maclean's, and she has written a number of books, mostly relating various aspects of southern Ontario history. Cheryl holds history degrees from the University of Waterloo and McMaster University.
Contributor Notes

CHERYL MACDONALD has been writing on historical topics for nearly 30 years. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines, including The Beaver and Maclean's, and she has written a number of books, mostly relating various aspects of southern Ontario history.
Cheryl holds history degrees from the University of Waterloo and McMaster University and is currently pursuing graduate studies. A grandmother of two, she lives on a large rural property close to Lake Erie about 90 minutes west of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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