It begins as a fairytale romance a shipboard meeting in 1880 between vivacious Southern belle Florence Chandler and handsome English cotton broker James Maybrick Courtship and a lavish wedding soon follow and the couple settles into an affluent Liverpool suburbFrom the first their marriage is doomed by lies Florie hardly the heiress her scheming mother portrayed is treated as an outsider by fashionable English society James's secrets are infinitely darker he has a mistress an arsenic addiction and a vicious temper But Florie has no inkling of her husband's depravity until she discovers his diary and in it a litany of bloody deeds


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