The Strange Affair of Madeleine Smith
A new edition of the fascinating true story of one of the most sensational and scandalous trials of the Victorian era in Scotland. Emile L'Angelier, a working-class immigrant from the Channel Islands, began a clandestine affair with prominent Glasgow socialite Madeleine Smith. Six weeks after Emile threatened to show Madeleine's father their passionate letters, he was found dead from arsenic poisoning. The evidence against Madeleine seemed overwhelming as she went to trial for murdering her lover.