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The Black Widow: My web of secrets and the truth about my murder conviction

By Linda Calvey
epub
Format
2019
Year
English
Language
Mirror Books
Publisher

Summary

Linda Calvey has been married four times, and all four times she has ended up a widow.<br /><br /><br />Growing up after the war in the East End of London, Linda fell in with local gangsters including the Krays, Freddie Forman and Ronnie Cook.<br /><br /><br />And in 1990, the so-called 'Black Widow' was convicted of killing her lover Cook. She served a double sentence because she wouldn't confess.<br /><br /><br />Her 18 years behind bars made her Britain's longest serving female prisoner. She moved to 14 different prisons during her time inside, sharing a prison with Rose West and Myra Hindley.<br /><br /><br />Since her release she has led a quiet, low-key life marrying a local businessman called George. Sadly George too is now dead..

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