By Marilyn Bardsley
But 3 many years of labor got here crashing down the evening he shot Danny Hansford, his wild younger lover. Jim Williams stood trial 4 occasions over the following decade for premeditated murder.
Today, travelers flock to Mercer residence to determine the beautiful mansion depicted in Clint Eastwood’s motion picture and the publication from which it used to be made—Midnight within the backyard of fine and Evil—where flamboyant clothier and antiques broker Jim Williams (Kevin Spacey) killed Danny Hansford(Jude Law). whereas the motion picture and e-book portrayed the natives of Savannah as remarkably decadent, unique characters, they neglected the dazzling darkish facet of Jim Williams himself. He used to be a soft predator whose crimes can have positioned him in the back of bars lengthy earlier than the demise of Danny Hansford.
After middle of the night within the backyard of excellent and Evil is the newly revised and accelerated model of the number 1 Wall road magazine bestselling real account of the crime, including an important testimony recreating the court docket drama among a talented prosecutor and a super safety legal professional as they conflict over the way forward for a self-made aristocrat. greater than forty photographs and revealing insider interviews carry new lifestyles to the bright forged of characters during this certain southern crime story.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Marilyn Bardsley is a revered specialist on serial killers and the editor of RosettaBooks’ bestselling Crimescape™ sequence, in addition to the previous government editor and founding father of Time Warner’s Crime Library, a most excellent precise crime website.
She has written approximately the most recognized serial killers, together with Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler, and Charles Manson. Her paintings is additionally thought of an incredible source for legislation enforcement; her function reporting on baby homicide instances was once needed studying for the police staff assigned to the golf green River serial murders.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Crimescape™ is a bestselling RosettaBooks selection of compelling, brief nonfiction crime eBooks by way of the easiest real crime authors within the company. Taking readers into the darkish middle of the felony brain and the demanding hunt to deliver the perpetrators to justice, Crimescape™ authors stand except others due to their services within the box as police detectives, forensic execs, legal psychologists, and investigative journalists. As riveting storytellers, our authors convey readers specific perception into the murderous brain and a few of the world’s such a lot mysterious and engaging cases.
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After Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (Crimescape Book 1) by Marilyn Bardsley