By Aphrodite Jones
Aphrodite Jones is among the leader practitioners of the real crime style. --Baltimore Sun
Michael Peterson was once a embellished battle veteran and bestselling novelist, his spouse Kathleen a high-powered government and dedicated mom. They appeared to be the precise couple, residing a dream life--until the tragic evening Michael discovered Kathleen on the backside of the steps in a pool of blood. He claimed her loss of life used to be an coincidence. The prosecution placed him in the back of bars. Then in a gorgeous reversal, a pass judgement on gave him one other likelihood to face trial, whereas his teenagers proclaimed his innocence. Aphrodite Jones attracts on unique interviews and annoying new proof to replace this vintage real-life mystery of marriage, manipulation, and homicide.
"A vintage true-crime page-turner." --M. William Phelps
"A richly distinct 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 felony mind." --Corey Mitchell, writer of Savage Son
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I'm supposed to ask if you'll talk to the parents. They don't want to put an announcement in the papers, bloody snobs, but they know you're in the CID and reckon they can do it all really hush-hush. I'm the one who's supposed to ask you to talk to that crowd. Not Mum. You get it? " Erlendur shrugged. "I was thinking about you just a minute ago," he said. "Nice," Eva Lind said. "I just happened to be wondering if . " "I haven't got any money," Erlendur said, sitting down in his armchair to face her.
He said. "Please, ten thousand. That's nothing. Nothing for you. " "Yes, quite. How long is it since you . " Erlendur hesitated, unsure how to phrase it, ". . " "Doesn't matter. I've given up. " Eva Lind was on her feet. "Let me have ten thousand. Please. Five. Let me have five thousand. Haven't you got that in your pocket? Five! " Eva Lind looked at her father. "No stupid questions. I'm not giving up. Giving up what? What should I give up? " "What's going on? What are you so worked up about?
He had written a message. Three words Erlendur could make neither head nor tail of. Had he written the message before going to the house? Another obvious question that needed answering. Erlendur went over to the desk in the corner of the sitting room. It was a sprawl of documents, bills, envelopes and papers. On top of them all lay a spiral-bound exercise book, the corner ripped from one page. He looked for a pencil that could have been used to write the message but couldn't see one. Looking around the desk, he found one underneath.
A Perfect Husband by Aphrodite Jones