Blood and Money: The Classic True Story of Murder, Passion, by Thomas Thompson

By Thomas Thompson

Edgar Award Winner: The “gripping” actual tale of a pretty Texas socialite, her formidable husband, and a string of mysterious deaths (Los Angeles Times).

Joan Robinson Hill used to be a world-class equestrian, a glamorous member of Houston excessive society, and the spouse of Dr. John Hill, a good-looking and winning plastic health care provider. Her father, Ash Robinson, used to be a charismatic oil magnate captivated with making his daughter’s each dream come true.
wealthy, appealing, and reckless, Joan used to be some of the most celebrated ladies in a city infatuated with funds, energy, and repute. Then one morning in 1969, she fell mysteriously ailing. The sordid occasions that include “what could be the so much compelling and complicated case in crime annals” (Ann Rule, bestselling writer of The Stranger Beside Me).
From the based mansions of River Oaks, one among America’s such a lot unique neighborhoods, to a seedy underworld of prostitution and murder-for-hire, New York Times–bestselling writer Thomas Thompson tracks down each extraordinary cause and enigmatic clue to weave a desirable story of lust and vengeance. choked with colourful characters, stunning twists, and lethal secrets and techniques, Blood and cash is “an absolute spellbinder” and precise crime masterpiece (Newsweek).

Show description

Read or Download Blood and Money: The Classic True Story of Murder, Passion, and Power PDF

Similar biographies & memoirs of criminals books

The Nat Turner Insurrection Trials: A Mystic Chord Resonates Today

This is often the 1st booklet to comprise a close examine by means of a felony pupil of the 1831 rebellion and its aftermath, together with an research of the 50 trials of slaves and loose blacks charged with revolt. Kirkus notes: "Caarefully footnoted, the compelling tale of ways a literate, non secular box hand got here to think he used to be the second one coming of the Messiah, destined to elevate a military to kill his opressors, makes an engaging learn.

Le sale boulot: Confessions d'un flic à la dérive (TEMOIGNAGE) (French Edition)

Marc los angeles Mola nous entraine dans des endroits sordides, des cités sensibles et des commissariats miteux. Un voyage dont personne ne sortira indemne. Le témoignage exceptionnel d'un flic marseillais. Une plongée dans les coulisses les plus sombres de l. a. société.

This Is Where I Am: A Memoir

Legal is the place Zeke Caligiuri is. Powderhorn Park in South Minneapolis, dubbed “Murderapolis” the 12 months he became eighteen, is the place he comes from. It used to be an identical local his father grew up in yet had replaced dramatically through the early Nineties. but in Zeke’s relatives, parents and grandmother saved issues jointly whereas throughout them the homes decayed and once-safe streets gave technique to the weigh down of poverty and crime.

The Prince and The Assassin: Australia's First Royal Tour and Portent of World Terror

The engrossing actual existence tale of ways Queen Victoria's favorite son, Prince Alfred, undertook the main formidable Royal travel, just for Australia's overwhelming pleasure of getting the 1st Royal on its seashores jolted through his decadent behaviour, then stunned by means of an tried assassination via a guy educated as a clergyman.

Additional resources for Blood and Money: The Classic True Story of Murder, Passion, and Power

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.24 of 5 – based on 39 votes