Jon Blackwell takes a walk on the wild side of New Jersey history to introduce the reader to the Garden State's leading crooks, con men, killers, and other lowlife, all described in fast paced, entertaining style. You wouldn't want to invite these characters into your living room, but they make for a lively reading experience.
(Marc Mappen coeditor of the Encyclopedia of New Jersey
Definitely take the tour-a bullet-riddled ride you won't forget.
(Rob Polner coauthor, New York Notorious: A Borough-By-Borough Tour of the City's Most Infam
About the Author
JON BLACKWELL is a journalist who has often written about New Jersey. He was an editor at the Asbury Park Press and a reporter at the Trentonian and is now a copy editor at the New York Post.