"Ably and intelligently edited by Jerrold Mundis and written by some very good true crime writers. Well worth the reading." - Los Angeles Times
"A nice roundup for collectors."- Rochester Democrat and Chronicle "Arsenic and Old Lace
in triangles retold. Sixteen 20th-century murders that excited, shocked, and intrigued the so-called civilized world."- Tampa Tribune
"The reader with a good memory will recall a few of these crimes, but no one is going to be bored here." - The Tennessean
About the Author
Jerrold Mundis is the author of 17 novels, 13 books of nonfiction, a number of ghostwritten books, and some 100 short stories, essays and articles. His books have been selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club, the Literary Guild, the One Spirit Book Club and other book clubs, and translated into more than a dozen foreign languages. His short work has appeared in publications ranging from the New York Times Magazine to American Heritage and the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. He has written under a number of pseudonyms as well as his own name, most notably Eric Corder and Robert Calder. He is an experienced literary coach and teacher of professional and avocational writing.