Crimes of Passion

An Unblinking Look at Murderous Love
Author(s): Howard Engel
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2016
Product Number: EB00634185
Released: Mar 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504031486
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Thirty real-life accounts of passion gone lethally wrong Celebrated mystery writer Howard Engel traces the history of the crime of passion through France, England, Canada, and the United States in his first nonfiction book. The story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in England, is explored along with more familiar, modern cases, such as those of O. J. Simpson and Lorena Bobbitt. With each sordid tale, Engel explores the legal codes and moral implications surrounding crimes of passion throughout history. Careful research and a novelist's eye for detail and dramatization bring each grisly case into chilling clarity.Crimes of Passion is a must-read for true crime enthusiasts, armchair historians, and fans of the macabre.

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