Secret love affairs, murder, blackmail, poisoning and extortion: most of us enjoy a good scandal. And it’s even more fun when it involves our so-called ‘betters’. This book tells twenty tales of Oxfordshire toffs in trouble, from the Tudor period right up to the modern age. Few readers will fail to be impressed by the sheer variety of ways in which the upper classes of the county have contrived over the centuries to behave badly—and usually to get away with it!
Listen to Julie Ann's interview with Lilley Mitchell on BBC Radio Oxford: