Serge Janouin-Benanti

The evil bailiff

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13 crimes in Aquitaine

Which thrilling criminal cases in Aquitaine!

  • The fabulous treasure accumulated by the swindler Adèle Barreau;
  • Triple assassination at Talence byOllé the treasurer of Saint-Augustin;
  • The bailiff Jean Fayolle who paced all pharmacies of Bordeaux with false ordinances in order to kill his wife;
  • In Agen, the incredible slaughter of Pierre Delafet : 6 dead!;
  • The devouring passion of the Chaumont sisters in Pessac;
  • Désirée Chaslot which poisoned from Château-Gontier to Bordeaux;
  • In Libourne, Paulette Bonnemaison which fired at point blank range on a wine merchant from Saint-Émilion;
  • Pierre Forgeaud who killed to shower the bewitching Marguerite Marionneau with gifts and who, conscience stricken, gave all to the poor ones;
  • The Machiavellian Janty, husband and wife, at Sainte-Foy-la-Grande;
  • The rich person Marie Bobin dying in the lazaret of Trompeloup ;
  • The fearsome Spanish outlaws, Recassens, Benito et Casals who died in the cries of “three cheers for the anarchy!”;
  • Jean Fradon “the animal” of Saint-Savin who went to the guillotine while whistling…;
  • And to finish, the strange session of the 3rd quarter assizes…
As many exciting true stories. Full with talent, Serge Janouin-Benanti is an incredible stories hunter.