Murder on the Mountain...
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...Crime, Passion and Punishment in gilded age New Jersey.
By Peter J Wosh and Patricia L. Schall
Charged with murdering her husband in 1879, Margaret Meierhofer became the last woman executed by the state of New Jersey. Murder on the Mountain considers all sides of this fascinating and mysterious true crime story, investigating how the case’s sensational details about domestic violence and female sexuality gripped the nation.
Hard cover 185 pgs.
Rutgers University Press 2022