Who Killed Constable Cock?: A Victorian True Crime Murder Case by Angela Buckley #BookRelease

 The mystery of who killed Constable Cock is Angela Buckley’s second Victorian Supersleuth Investigation. It describes a murder which occurred on the night of August 1st 1876 in the Manchester suburb of Chorlton-cum-Hardy. While patrolling his beat, Constable Cock was suddenly shot in the chest and although there were witnesses close by no-one could tellContinue reading “Who Killed Constable Cock?: A Victorian True Crime Murder Case by Angela Buckley #BookRelease”

The Real Sherlock Holmes, the hidden history of Jerome Caminada by Angela Buckley

I have never visited Manchester, let alone 19th century Manchester but via Angela Buckley’s book I have been plunged into the noisy, boisterous life of crime, drink and gambling in that crowded city in 1867.  It was in that year that Jerome Caminada first became a police constable.  Grandson of an Italian immigrant, his lifeContinue reading “The Real Sherlock Holmes, the hidden history of Jerome Caminada by Angela Buckley”