By M. William Phelps, Melissa Schickel
Scuffling with for her lifestyles . . .
A few days ahead of her twenty sixth birthday, Melissa Schickel lower back to her Indianapolis domestic and went to mattress. An hour later, she was once yanked from her desires into terror. an outsider held her down, brutally beating and stabbing her.
Melissa fought fiercely. The assailant fled, leaving her to stand a protracted highway to restoration from deep-seated worry and post-traumatic tension. She tells her specific actual tale as a part of a compelling narrative by way of bestselling crime specialist M. William Phelps. Her power and braveness will encourage all ladies with related reviews to consider themselves proudly as survivors—not sufferers.
“Phelps in actual fact exhibits how the ugliest crimes can ensue within the quietest of suburbs.” —Library magazine on by no means See Them Again
“Phelps is a true-crime veteran.”—New York Post
“Anything through Phelps is often an eye-opening experience.” —Suspense Magazine
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He was later told that Steggles had stabled his animal and had taken a fresh hack-horse from the Half Moon inn on the High Street, intent on riding to the Black Bear in Cambridge. Not to be outdone, Macro called on a friend in Newmarket and having explained his mission, asked if Mr Eaton would ride with him to Cambridge to gather any further intelligence they could. Both men rode to Market Passage in Cambridge where the yard of the Black Bear coaching inn was located (now the site of the Guildhall).
The Bell Inn at Kennett, a coaching inn reputed to have been a regular stop-off point for highwaymen like Dick Turpin. No less scandalous were the exploits of highway robbers James Wilson and Thomas Kersey. Operating on the roads between Bury St Edmunds and Brandon, Wilson would dress as a gamekeeper and lure unsuspecting travellers towards him. When they were within range he would level his shotgun at the unfortunate victims and demand their belongings while Kersey would emerge from his hiding place to collect their valuables.
He arranged for a man to watch out for the horseman’s arrival and to observe his movements. He was later told that Steggles had stabled his animal and had taken a fresh hack-horse from the Half Moon inn on the High Street, intent on riding to the Black Bear in Cambridge. Not to be outdone, Macro called on a friend in Newmarket and having explained his mission, asked if Mr Eaton would ride with him to Cambridge to gather any further intelligence they could. Both men rode to Market Passage in Cambridge where the yard of the Black Bear coaching inn was located (now the site of the Guildhall).