The Baby Farmers: A chilling tale of missing babies, shameful secrets and murder in 19th century Australia
Page count: 304 pages
File size: 3.2 MB
The most common murder victim in 19th century Australia was a baby, and the most common perpetrator was a woman. Annie Cossins pieces together the fascinating story of the most infamous legal trial in Australia to reveal an underworld of struggling mothers, unwanted babies, and a society that preferred to turn a blind eye.