By Catherine Crier
During this number one manhattan occasions bestseller, Catherine Crier, a former pass judgement on and considered one of television's most well-liked criminal analysts, deals a riveting and authoritative account of 1 of the main memorable crime dramas of our time: the homicide of Laci Peterson by the hands of her husband, Scott, on Christmas Eve 2002. Drawing on wide interviews with key witnesses and lead investigators, in addition to mystery proof records that by no means made it to trial, Crier strains Scott's strange habit; stocks dozens of transcripts of Scott's chilling and incriminating cellphone conversations; bargains money owed of Scott's womanizing from former mistresses prior to Amber Frey; and contains rankings of never-before-seen police pictures, records, and different evidence.
The result's completely engrossing but hugely hectic -- an unforgettable portrait of an enthralling, but deeply sociopathic, killer.
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Bodies damaged in odd ways. The bus had been bad enough. The hallway was worse. With Arva, it was the little black feather in the corner of her mouth and that muffled rasp and croak of her broken voice. . “This is Beatrice,” Arva was saying. ” Beatrice asked. “Jana Webster,” Jana answered, still slumped forward, still hiding her eyes from the classroom. “Of Webster and Haynes,” Arva hoarsely choked out. Jana had told Arva all about Michael on their way to class. She couldn’t help it. “Oh, sounds juicy,” Beatrice said, catching on quickly.
Everyone said so. Jana had also qualified in Solo Humorous Interpretation with a reading of Horton Hears a Who, while Michael had taken a regional in After Dinner Speaking. They were that good. “Okay,” she relented. ” “Sherry Simmons. ” Jana groaned. ” Michael asked. ” Jana said. ” Michael countered. “Practical Magic,” Jana answered. ” It was their private game. It made her smile. ” “You should have told Nathan no. You know he gives me the creeps. And Sherry Simmons is a slut. Nathan’s not going to marry Sherry Simmons.
You’re already dead. Most Risers, though, didn’t have the courage to break the rules. They wouldn’t even leave campus. They wanted to know what would happen before they did anything. Not knowing was the point. Finding out what would happen was the adventure. Curiosity may have killed the cat, but the cat learned something first. What kind of life did you have if you never found your way around a few fences? Okay, Mars thought, life wasn’t the right word. But just because you were dead didn’t mean you were supposed to stop using your brain to figure out something new.
A Deadly Game: The Untold Story of the Scott Peterson Investigation by Catherine Crier