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An Abandoned and Malignant Heart
Malice is a state of mind. It is intent to harm. It is also reckless indifference for life. Malice is hatred. It is also heartlessness.
An Innocent Man
The conventional wisdom had Michael Wehrung guilty of murder. That proved not to be so wise after all.
Death and the Maid
He was rich, brilliant, and as solitary as a hermit. Then Walter Sartory opened his door to a cleaning lady and her son. First he lost his moorings. Then he lost his life.
The River Lady
For two and a half years she's been waiting for someone to give her a name. And she's not alone.
Before Columbine, there was Clay Shrout. In the spring of 1994, the Ryle High School junior murdered his family and then held his math class at gunpoint. But time hasn't erased the scars.
Randy Cope loved Sarah Jackson. That’s why he wanted her dead.
Who Wants to Marry This Millionaire?
Three hours into a recitation about her doomed eight-year marriage, Norma Schuholz reaches behind her saffron sofa pillow and pulls out a gun. It sags inside a plastic freezer bag. She explains that she couldn’t be sure I was the reporter I claimed to be. She was prepared to defend herself.
Hearts of Darkness: The Brief, Unhappy Marriage of Darryl and Dante Sutorius
He thought she would light up the waning years of his life, but instead she filled them with terror. Then she cut them short.
Praying for Keeps
He transformed a sleepy church into Northern Kentucky’s second-largest Baptist congregation. But while he was serving the Lord, he was also stealing from his flock. Now the Reverend Larry Davis is headed to prison, leaving behind betrayed followers, millions of dollars in debt, and a house divided.
The Angel of Death Asks for Mercy
When Donald Harvey first confessed to murdering a patient at Drake Hospital in the spring of 1987, local authorities didn’t know they had a serial killer on their hands. Neither did his lawyer.
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