A Murder on the North London Train (Abridged, Annotated) by H.B. Irving Book Summary:
On the night of Saturday, the 9th of July, 1864, a suburban train on the North London Railway left its station. At the last station two bank clerks opened the door of a compartment of an empty first-class carriage. The two men had hardly sat down when one called the other’s attention to some blood on his hand. It was one of the most sensational and celebrated cases of the 19th century. A man was murdered on a British railway car—something that had never happened before. The suspect had fled to America. In this exciting and fascinating account of the capture, extradition, and trial of Franz Müller, you'll follow along through the entire process. In the end, he was hanged—but was he guilty. For the first time, this long out-of-print volume is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers and smartphones.