Betty Nygaard King (1955- ), author of "Hell Hath No Fury: Famous Women in Crime" (2001, Borealis), developed a fascination with famous women eons ago when she read a children's book on Florence Nightingale. King, who lives with her husband in Ottawa, has worked behind the scenes as a writer and editor for many organizations, and currently divides her time between writing and teaching piano.
151 pages, Paperback ISBN: 9781888872644 $17.95 CA
About the Book
Hell Hath No Fury takes the reader on a fascinating journey: We meet American outlaw Bonnie Parker; Canada's Machine-Gun Molly; famed Irish prostitute Chicago May; murderous English countess Lady Frances Howard; the feared women terrorists of Germany's Baader-Meinhof Gang; and other infamous women. Hell Hath No Fury: Women in Crime is a provocative exploration of nine female robbers, suffragettes and protesters, terrorists, a spy, a prostitute and killers. Nygaard King delves inside the minds of the women and their accomplices, while providing the excitement of a mystery thriller.