Joan Lock

Tales from Bow Street

Tales from Bow Street Tales from Bow Street
First published in the UK hardback by Hale, 1982
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eBook, Endeavour Press, 2014

First published in UK hardback by Hale, 1982 eBook, Endeavour Press, 2014 The author has a good eye for the intriguing detail and feels that some of the less celebrated cases are often more interesting and interweaves these among the better known as well as the history and development of the court to the present day.


Amazon *****

'Having sat at Bow Street Magistrates' Court before it was sold off, an act of cultural vandalism, I was keen to read of the early days of the Bow Street Runners and the 'Police Office' which preceded the Magistrates' Court. And this book is fascinating.' MR D R Goodman, 2015

'This is an excellent book. She is a first class writer and the book is full of her well-developed wit. It's gem.' Bestie, 2015

'It's an interesting book which always keeps you wanting to read more|' Dawn Carteron, 2015

' a useful corrective to those who think the law is pedestrian', Martin Gilbert, Sunday Telegraph, 1982

'fascinating account' East Anglian Daily Times 1982

'a vivid and enthralling picture' Thames View (Thames Valley Police) 1982