The Lawless Coast
by Neil Holmes
(172pp. 42 b.&w. illus. and fold-out map, 400g)
A gripping account of the war between the smuggling gangs and the Customs and Excise men, based on documentary evidence. Murders at Old Hunstanton, ruthless violence in Thornham, and a difficult arrest in the back streets of King’s Lynn followed by the trials of men who thought themselves above the law, make this an exciting and informative read.
ISBN 1 904006 44 2
£10.50 plus £1.60 postage