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By Donna Blake Birchell

New Mexico Territory attracted outlaws and desperados as its distant destinations assured non-detection whereas supplying opportunists the suitable atmosphere within which to grab wealth. Many depraved girls at the run from their pasts headed there looking new starts off prior to and after 1912 statehood. colourful characters equivalent to Bronco Sue, Sadie Orchard and Lizzie McGrath have been famous experts of mayhem, whereas many different girls have been infamous gamblers, bawdy madams or self belief tricksters. a few paid the final word rate for crimes of ardour, whereas others shunned punishment via slyly utilizing their beguiling attract to persuade specialists. stick to the raucous stories of those wild girls in a set that proves crime in early New Mexico wasn't just a boys' game.

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