A Murder of Passion: The Astonishing Truth about the Life and Crimes of the Last Woman to Be Hanged in Britain

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The execution of Ruth Ellis caused a sensation; it was instrumental in the ending of the death penalty in England, and the glamorous world surrounding the murderess and victim gripped the British public. Here, Ellis' daughter gives a portrait of the last woman in England to be hanged. She reveals the seedy world of escort agencies, Soho speakeasys and sex that lured Ruth Ellis into a wild and dangerous world. She also reveals how her own life came to mirror that of her mother's, tells the truth behind her affairs with such ...

A Murder of Passion: The Astonishing Truth about the Life and Crimes of the Last Woman to Be Hanged in Britain 2003, Blake Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781857825015

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