Mercy, Mistress, Mercy: The Plumley Walker Saga by Christopher Harder

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Mercy, Mistress, Mercy: The Plumley Walker Saga by Christopher Harder

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Mercy, Mistress, Mercy: The Plumley Walker Saganby Christopher Hardernn”Never in the history of New Zealand law have two people accused of murder gone to trial on the same charge three times to finally walk away innocent.nIn February 1989 the body of cricket umpire Peter Plumley Walker was found floating below the Huka Falls with wrists and ankles bound. Police knew of his deviant sex life and suspected he had been murdered, but by whom and where?nWithin a fortnight a teenage girl who listed her profession as dominatrix had been arrested, and prurient New Zealanders had a whole new range of terms such as B & D and Golden Showers to add to their vocabularies.nThis story by Christopher Harder, barrister for one of the accused, tells of the Walker defence teams dogged investigation into secret police witnesses, undisclosed documents and the bizarre world of Aucklands bondage and discipline practitionersnIt is a story of cover-ups, lies and fudged evidence unparalleled since the time of Arthur Alan Thomas. “nnPaperback, 1991 , 322 pages, good condition, gift dedicaiton on end page, with foxing