Murder & Misconduct by Cheryl Fagan is a nonfiction novel on true crime specifically three incidents that left six people murdered in the late 19th century through the early 20th century. Murder & Misconduct by Cheryl Fagan is a book that will appeal to true crime fans who are interested in real crime in Australia. Murder & Misconduct by Cheryl Fagan follow the murders of Alfred Hill, Michael, Norah, Ellen Murphy, a policeman, and a station manager. Murder & Misconduct by Cheryl Fagan serves to highlight the abysmal conduct of the police when dealing with the murders and raises the question about whether the guilty were ever actually punished.
Murder & Misconduct by Cheryl Fagan has an intriguing cover that that truly matches conveys the purpose of the book. Murder & Misconduct by Cheryl Fagan is a well written non-fiction book that has a reference for every piece of information complied for the novel; the reference made me feel comfortable in the knowledge that the book was truly non-fiction. Cheryl Fagan uses photos and images in her novel in very appropriate places that helped me to truly understand that I was reading about real people who had been brutally murdered not just fictional characters. While Murder & Misconduct by Cheryl Fagan is a non-fiction book Cheryl Fagan managed to write it in the style of a murder mystery novel which allows the reader to truly become interested in what happened and not bored by dry history. I truly enjoyed reading Murder & Misconduct by Cheryl Fagan and I look forwards to reading more of Cheryl Fagan’s books on the real murders that occurred.
"Reviewed by Sefina Hawke for Readers' Favorite"