By Aphrodite Jones
Aphrodite Jones is without doubt one of the leader practitioners of the real crime style. --Baltimore Sun
Michael Peterson used to be a embellished battle veteran and bestselling novelist, his spouse Kathleen a high-powered government and dedicated mom. They looked to be definitely the right couple, residing a dream life--until the tragic evening Michael came upon Kathleen on the backside of the steps in a pool of blood. He claimed her demise used to be an twist of fate. The prosecution placed him at the back of bars. Then in a gorgeous reversal, a pass judgement on gave him one other likelihood to face trial, whereas his young ones proclaimed his innocence. Aphrodite Jones attracts on particular interviews and demanding new facts to replace this vintage real-life mystery of marriage, manipulation, and homicide.
"A vintage true-crime page-turner." --M. William Phelps
"A richly distinctive and deeply researched story of a grasping, sociopathic killer." --Caitlin Rother, New York Times bestselling writer of Lost Girls
"Prepare your self for a trip right into a meticulous legal mind." --Corey Mitchell, writer of Savage Son
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Between Betty and James. After I found out that he was dealing, James came to the house. Betty answered the door. " Larry gazed into some middle distance. "Her voice was low and tight--a sign that she's on the edge of losing it altogether, just hanging on. Before I could do much of anything, James did the worst thing he could do. Which was to smile down at her. "You would have had to see him. He was dark, good looking, and somewhere he'd cultivated a smile that was superior and faintly derisive.
Larry's face tightened. "I know what I said to you. " He turned to her, finishing in a lower voice. I wasn't good enough, Caro. " "Yes," Caroline answered coolly. " Larry raised his hands in entreaty. " For the first time, Caroline's voice rose. " Larry touched the bridge of his nose. "Your father offered me a job I could believe in--not so hard, coming from someone who's on the board of a college so well endowed by his family that its oldest building is the Channing Library. And Betty wanted it needed--to be close to him.
His look became wary, yet intent; something about it suggested more than professional pride, perhaps the desire that the woman sitting in front of him never humiliate him again. " His voice was clipped now. " How to say this, Caroline wondered, without being patronizing? " "No, it was interesting. And informative. " "Because drugs are a huge problem in San Francisco, and I was a public defender there. Which means that a lot of my clients were screwed up on drugs and alcohol. Of necessity, I began to take an amateur interest in pharmacology.
A Perfect Husband by Aphrodite Jones