Read e-book online Michigan's Strychnine Saint: The Curious Case of Mrs. Mary PDF

By Tobin T. Buhk

ISBN-10: 1540222586

ISBN-13: 9781540222589

ISBN-10: 162619257X

ISBN-13: 9781626192577

The spring of 1903 proved disastrous for the Murphy relations. On April 22, the baby Ruth Murphy died in her crib. inside of an hour, her mom, Gertrude, skilled a violent spasm earlier than she, too, died. Ten days later, John Murphy his spouse and baby to the grave after being affected by a crippling convulsion. whereas buddies whispered a few curse and physicians feared a contagious sickness, Kalkaska County sheriff John W. Creighton and prosecuting lawyer Ernest C. Smith looked for solutions. As they probed deeper into the suspicious deaths, they exposed a depraved net of intrigue. And on the middle stood a widow in a black taffeta dress.

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