A Shocking Guide to London’s Gruesome Past and Present
By Declan McHugh
London’s strangest and scariest people and places are brought vividly to life in this walk through the capital’s dark side. Featuring serial killers, psychopaths, gangsters, ghosts and martyrs, here are fifty true stories from all corners of the city guaranteed to chill your bones.
Where did the real Jack the Ripper live?
Which pub in London has been used more than any other by serial killers picking up their victims?
Where was the capital’s Gladiators’ Arena?
Where in London did Anders Breivik, the Norwegian mass murderer, live as a child?
Jack The Ripper (and 15 other London serial killers!), the Krays, Aleister Crowley, Ruth Ellis, Doctor John Dee, Sach and Walters the baby farmers – all these characters and more are covered in Bloody London, a unique and terrifying walk through the dark, gore-drenched streets of the capital. A must-have for fans of crime, horror, the supernatural and the simply bizarre, Bloody London will also show you:
• Sites of executions and unsolved murders
• London’s creepiest cemeteries
• Where famous horror authors lived and worked
• Where the Plague originated
• A haunted church
and many other locations…
London’s dark and shocking secrets are laid bare in this compendium of true stories. We dare you to look inside…