The true crime bestseller about Fred and Rose West a couple virtually unique in British criminal history - who loved and killed together as husband and wife. During their long relationship the Wests murdered a series of young women, burying the remains of nine victims under their home at 25 Cromwell Street, Gloucester, including those of their teenage daughter, Heather. What was left of Fred West's eight-year-old stepdaughter was dug up from under the Wests' previous Gloucester home; his first wife and nanny were buried in open country outside the city. Several victims had been decapitated and dismembered, their remains showing signs of sexual torture. These twelve are just the ones the police found when the Wests were arrested in 1994. There may be more whose bones have not been located. Howard Sounes broke the first major story about the Wests as a journalist, and covered the murder trial of Rosemary West, before writing this , the classic book about the case. Beginning with Fred's and Rose's bizarre childhoods, Sounes charts their lives and crimes in forensic detail, creating a fascinating and truly frightening account of a marriage soaked in blood.The birds have nested in the space between the roof and the gutter of his house, and are a constant nuisance. ... Their frames are pea-green. Facing Fred is a ... There is a college at the back of Freda#39;s house, and many of the students rent accommodation in Cromwell Street because it is cheap and convenient. ... His rural Herefordshire accent seems out of place here in the inner city. ... So the girl stops to speak with Fred, and asks after the health of the couplea#39;s large brood of children.
|Title||:||Fred And Rose|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2011-09-05|