Physical Description:vi, 209 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm print
Edition:First American edition.
Publisher:New York, New York :Penguin, Random House,2020.
Contents / Notes
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
The shrouded house (The Villisca Ax murders, 1912) -- A Hollywood whodunit (The William Desmond Taylor murder, 1922) -- The bodies in the barn (The Hinterkaifeck murders, 1922) -- The impossible murder (The Julia Wallace murder, 1931) -- Deep waters (The shark arm case, 1935) -- Panic in the city (The Cleveland torso murders, 1935-38) -- Scandal in Shangri-La (The Happy Valley murder, 1941) -- The skeleton in the wood (Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?, 1943) -- Death of a dreamer (The Black Dahlia murder, 1947) -- Did Sam do it? (The Marilyn Sheppard murder, 1954) -- The last bike ride (The Lynne Harper murder, 1959) -- Campsite of horrors (The Lake Bodom murders, 1960) -- Killing for fun (The Zodiac murders, 1968-69) -- Stranger danger (The Oakland County child murders, 1976-77) -- Phone calls from a killer (The Dorothy Jane Scott murder, 1980) -- Death at the drugstore (The Tylenol murders, 1982) -- A Christmas nightmare (The Jonbenét Ramsey murder, 1996) -- Drive-by shootings (The Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls murders, 1996-97) -- Shot in broad daylight (The Jill Dando murder, 1999) -- Staircase of death (The Kathleen Peterson murder, 2001) -- Lost in the marshland (The Long Island murders, 2003-10).
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