By Libby-Jane Charleston
Ladies are meant to be soft and loving – now not cold-hearted killers, knife-wielding vampires or gun-toting hijackers. but all through background, there's been no scarcity of under law-abiding ladies.
Let journalist Libby-Jane Charleston take you on a chilling trip via a real crime gallery of girls who've smashed our perceptions of the stereotypical female character: from meek Russian librarian Lucy Dudko, who commandeered a helicopter to wreck her boyfriend out of felony; to suburban intercourse goddess Michelle Burgess, who employed successful guy to take out her lover's spouse; and Katherine Knight, who killed, skinned and cooked her companion to serve to his children.
Read those precise tales and delve into the darkish and aggravating lives of Australia's so much deadly females.
Former television reporter Libby-Jane Charleston started her occupation in her children as one in every of Australia's youngest newspaper columnists. She has labored broadly in radio, papers and magazines in addition to on television – showing on-camera for each tv community in Australia, as a finance information anchor, present affairs reporter and basic information reporter at Channels Ten, 9, Seven, SBS & ABC.
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I was stuck in Constanta for three months with some old tub, and there wasn't a whore in town. I took the train to Bucharest. There weren't any there either. ' 'Went to Piraeus. Thousands of them. I drank and fucked and didn't get out of bed for two weeks. ' Mård stared into his glass but didn't drink. ' 'That you don't know much about seamen. I sailed with the same chief for seven years. He had a wife in Bergkvara. And I'll take an oath he never touched a woman all those seven years. I think that's pretty damned good.
He slowed down and stopped. ' 'Folke Bengtsson. He came driving along in his estate car, and when he passed Sigbrit he slowed down and stopped. Seems natural enough. He'd picked up his car and was headed home. They knew each other, lived next door. ' Allwright drummed his fingers on the wheel. 'An older woman from town here. Her name is Signe Persson. When she heard Sigbrit had disappeared, she came in and told us she'd been walking down the other side of the street and noticed Sigbrit and just then Bengtsson drove up from the other direction.
Månsson in Malmö for example. 6 'I've met a lot of gorillas in my day,' Per Månsson said. ' They were sitting on Månsson's balcony overlooking Regementsgatan, enjoying a lovely day. Martin Beck had taken the bus to Malmö, mostly for the fun of it and so he could say that he had actually travelled the stretch that Sigbrit Mård apparently had not. He had also tried to question the bus driver, to no avail, since the man was a substitute and had not been driving on the day in question. Månsson was a large, leisurely man, who took life easy and was seldom guilty of an overstatement.
Fatal Females: 13 Cases That Gripped a Nation by Libby-Jane Charleston