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).
 

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