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Murder!

The Mysterious Death of Canadian Mining Magnate Sir Harry Oakes

By Cheryl MacDonald

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This is the story of the notorious, unsolved murder of the richest baronet in the British Empire, Sir Harry Oakes. The millionaire miner made his fortune from the rich mines in Northern Ontario. His wealth and lifestyle gave many a motive for murder. Rumours surrounding the murder case as well as prime details about the three suspects (including his close friend and business associate, and the son-in-law who eloped with his daughter), dirt on the mishandled investigation and events during the trial will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Contents

Prologue

Chapter 1: The Millionaire Miner

Chapter 2: The Promoter and the Prince

Chapter 3: The Playboy

Chapter 4: Murder in Paradise

Chapter 5: Preliminaries

Chapter 6: The Trial Begins

Chapter 7: Exhibit J

Chapter 8: Verdict

Chapter 9: Aftermath

Epilogue: Who Killed Harry Oakes?

Appendix: Cast of Characters

Index

CHERYL MACDONALD has been writing on historical topics for nearly 30 years. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines, including The Beaver and Maclean's, and she has written a number of books, mostly relating various aspects of southern Ontario history.
Cheryl holds history degrees from the University of Waterloo and McMaster University and is currently pursuing graduate studies. A grandmother of two, she lives on a large rural property close to Lake Erie about 90 minutes west of Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 128 pages
Publication Date: 12th May 2009
ISBN: 9781552774076
Format: 8.5in x 5.5in
Black and white photos

Binding: Electronic book text
Publication Date: 14th December 2011
ISBN: 9781552778203
Format: EPUB
Black and white photos

BISAC Code:  BIO000000, TRU002000
Imprint: Amazing Stories

Interest age: From 11 To 18

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