By Catherine Crier
During this number one big apple occasions bestseller, Catherine Crier, a former pass judgement on and one among television's hottest felony 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 facts 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 mobilephone conversations; deals debts of Scott's womanizing from former mistresses earlier than Amber Frey; and contains ratings of never-before-seen police photographs, records, and different evidence.
The result's completely engrossing but hugely aggravating -- an unforgettable portrait of an enthralling, but deeply sociopathic, killer.
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A Deadly Game: The Untold Story of the Scott Peterson Investigation by Catherine Crier