Angela Buckley

Angela’s life of crime began with her own shady ancestors who struggled to survive in the dangerous slums of Victorian Manchester. Her first book was popular police biography, The Real Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Story of Jerome Caminada (Pen and Sword, 2014). Her latest book, Amelia Dyer and the Baby Farm Murders, is the first in a new historical true crime series, Victorian Supersleuth Investigates.Angela’s writing about Victorian crime has featured in national magazines and newspapers, including The Times, The Telegraph, the Sunday Express, All About History and Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine. She is a regular contributor to Your Family History magazine, and Get Reading for which she writes a local crime history blog. Angela is a member of the Crime Writers’ AssociationAn experienced speaker, Angela has taken part in many events, such as the Henley Literary Festival, the Manchester Histories Festival and at the Museum of London. She has been a guest on BBC Radio Berkshire and other BBC radio stations throughout the country. On television, she has appeared on Mysteries at the Museum and The One Show on BBC One. Born in Manchester, Angela enjoys writing about her home city’s colourful past. She now lives in Reading, close to the spot where notorious Victorian baby farmer disposed of her tiny victims in the Thames.


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