By Cheri L. Farnsworth

while Henry Debosnys arrived in Essex, manhattan, the sleepy city used to be unprepared for the string of darkish occasions that trailed the unique ecu stranger. inside weeks of his visual appeal, he had romanced prosperous widow Betsey Wells, captivating her acquaintances and youngsters and featuring the image of an awesome new family members at their spur-of-the-moment marriage ceremony. but whilst gurus found Betsey's mangled physique in a close-by woodland, Debosnys's snapshot as a being concerned relations guy started to get to the bottom of. in the course of his incarceration, Debosnys slowly published himself to be a genius fluent in six languages, a grasp cryptographer and the assassin of not less than past better halves. because the scrutiny on Debosnys intensified, he started generating coded messages, allegedly confessions to a life of villainy. writer Cheri Farnsworth finds never-before-seen proof of this Upstate tragedy, together with reproductions of the mythical, unsolved Debosnys cryptograms, which will eventually discover the reality approximately this wicked con guy. the one query that continues to be is who often is the first to crack the "Debosnys Code"?

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